How Anni and Josef Albers Became 21st Century Art Stars

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How Anni and Josef Albers Became 21st Century Art Stars

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HOW DO YOU MAKE an artist into a key figure of art history? Take the case of Josef and Anni Albers, today considered leading lights of 20th-century modernism. The couple emerged from Germany’s innovative Bauhaus school, where he was a teacher and she a student. After the Nazis forced the school’s closure in 1933, the Alberses fled to the United States and joined the founding faculty of Black Mountain College, in North Carolina. Josef oversaw the art department, and Anni taught weaving. Both left their mark on a student body…

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