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Interaction of Colour

Josef Albers’ Interaction of Colour was first published in 1963. 

Homage to the Square - Aglow, 1963 (oil on board)

To mark the 50th anniversary of this landmark book, Yale University Press, the publisher of the original edition, has released the “Interaction of Color” app for the iPad, offering a fresh way to engage with Albers’ lessons.  To read more about Josef Albers and his work, visit the YUP site.

Otherwise, call in to the library, where you will find more recent editions of this work, as well as other titles such as ‘Painting on Paper: Josef Albers in America’, and ‘Josef & Anni Albers: Designs for Living’  .  Full details can be found in the library catalogue by following the links.

Image: Homage to the Square – Aglow, 1963 (oil on board) by Josef Albers,  courtesy of Bridgeman Education

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Vacation opening

Summer holidays may be here – but we are still open!

The Seaside in the Rain by Paul Klee, 1913 (image courtesy of Bridgeman Education) watercolour on paper laid down on board

from Monday 18th June we are open

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm

but closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

(we are closed evenings and weekends and Bank Holiday Monday 27th August)

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Image of the week

One hundred years ago today – 27th April 1912 – The Sphere newspaper published this image . . . .

‘Titanic Sinking’ lithograph by G Torrance Stephenson.

Image taken from Bridgeman Education the online educational resource of the Bridgeman Art Library.

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Happy St David’s Day!

 

Lucian Freud: Daffodils and Celery 1946. Oil of canvas

Image courtesy of  Bridgeman Education

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