Monday, February 24, 2014

Thinking of Anni Albers

At the beginning, her style was influenced by the bright matching combinations by Stölzl, and later by the abstract and unpredictable compositions by Kandinsky and by the polychromatic semantics by Klee (these people were all teachers of Anni at the Bauhaus); finally, her style became essentially geometrical and rationalist. In her first works for the laboratory of weaving, the elements of the intertwining are not disguised, but instead, the threads and the structure delineate the composition...Anni Albers -