CONTEMPORARY PRINTS
Josef ALBERS
Josef Albers (1888-1976) is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, which focused on the simplification of form and the interplay of shape and color. “Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature,” he once said. “I prefer to see with closed eyes.” His abstract canvases employed rigid geometric compositions in order to emphasize the optical effects set off by his chosen color palettes. Albers was highly influential as a teacher, first at the Bauhaus in Germany alongside Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, and later with posts at Black Mountain College, Yale, and Harvard; he taught courses in design and color theory, and counted among his students such iconic artists as Eva Hesse, Cy Twombly, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and Robert Rauschenberg. He is often cited among the progenitors of Minimalist, Conceptual, and Op art. German-American, 1888–1976, Bottrop, Germany, based in Dessau, Germany, Black Mountain, North Carolina and New Haven, Connecticut
Title: "WLS VI"
Portfolio: White Line Squares (Series I)
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1966
Medium: Original Lithograph
Limited edition: 81/125
Sheet size: 20.75" x 20.75"
Image size: 15.75" x 15.75"
Reference: Danilowitz 171.6
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ORIGINAL PRINTS
Title: "WLS I"
Portfolio: White Line Squares (Series I)
*Signed LR
Year: 1966
Medium: Original Lithograph
Limited edition: 124/125
Framed size: 22" x 22"
Sheet size: 20.75" x 20.75"
Image size: 15.75" x 15.75"
Reference: Danilowitz 171.1
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Title: "FGa"
*Signed LR
Year: 1968 *Very rare
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 76/100
Framed size: 21.5" x 21.5"
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 179
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Title: "Palatial"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 36/50
Sheet size: 17" x 16.88"
Image size: 11.13" x 11.13"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.2
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Title: "I-S LXX a"
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1970
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 34/125
Sheet size: 21" x 21"
Image size: 12" x 12"
Reference: Danilowitz 196
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Title: "SP X"
Portfolio: SP
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1967
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 12/125
Sheet size: 24.25" x 24.25"
Image size: 19.5" x 19.5"
Reference: Danilowitz 175.10
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Title: "Golden Gate"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Unsigned edition *Rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Framed size: 17.75" x 17.75"
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.1
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Title: "SP IV"
Portfolio: SP
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1967
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 63/125
Framed size: 29.75" x 29.75"
Sheet size: 24.25" x 24.25"
Image size: 19.5" x 19.5"
Reference: Danilowitz 175.4
Price:
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Title: "Reserved"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.9
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Title: "Aura"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Framed size: 19.25" x 19.25"
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.8
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Title: "Wide Light"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Sheet size: 17" x 16.88"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.1
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Title: "Joy"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Framed size: 19.75" x 19.75"
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.10
Price:
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Title: "Gray Instrumentation II e"
Portfolio: Gray Instrumentation II
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1975
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 29/36
Sheet size: 19" x 19"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 228.5
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Title: "Allusive"
Portfolio: The Artist and the Printer
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 506/1,200
Sheet size: 14.5" x 17.5"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 164
Price:
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Title/Portfolio: "Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers"
*Issued unsigned *Very rare
Year: 1962
Medium: The complete boxed portfolio of 10 Original Screenprints
Limited edition: 196/250
Sheet size: each - 17" x 17"
Image size: each - 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.1-156.10
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Title: "Nacre"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Issued unsigned *Very rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: an unsigned proof aside from the signed edition of 50
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.3
Price:
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Title: "Artic Bloom"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Unsigned edition *Rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11.13" x 11.13"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.8
Price:
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Title: "Thaw"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Framed size: 20.25" x 20.25"
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.2
Price: $4,250
Title: "Arrived"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 25/50
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11" x 11"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.10
Price: $12,500
Title: "Tenuous"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Ten Works
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1962
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 250
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11.13" x 11.07"
Reference: Danilowitz 156.3
Price: $5,000
Title: "JHM - II"
Portfolio: Josef Albers Honors the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
*Signed LR *Rare
Year: 1973
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: HC 8/22, (a hors commerce impression aside from the standard edition of 144)
Framed size: 26.5" x 36.63"
Sheet size: 25" x 35"
Image size: 15.13" x 15.07"
Reference: Danilowitz 224.2
Price: $24,000
SALE: 16,000
Title: "EK Ic"
Portfolio: Homage to the Square: Edition Keller Ia-Ik
*Signed LR *Very rare
Year: 1970
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: 83/125
Sheet size: 21.63" x 21.5"
Image size: 13.82" x 13.75"
Reference: Danilowitz 203.3
Price: $18,000
Title: "Palatial"
Portfolio: Soft Edge-Hard Edge
*Issued unsigned *Rare
Year: 1965
Medium: Original Screenprint
Limited edition: an unsigned proof aside from the signed edition of 50
Sheet size: 17" x 17"
Image size: 11.07" x 11.07"
Reference: Danilowitz 165.2
Price:
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