Purple Magazine
— The Mexico Issue #36 F/W 2021

josef albers in mexico


all artwork copyright the josef and anni albers foundation / artists rights society (ars), new york, adagp, paris, 2021, photos tim nighswander / imaging4art

josef and anni albers went to mexico at least 14 times between 1935 and 1967. they traveled widely, visiting pre-hispanic sites like teotihuacán, monte albán, tenayuca, mitla, uxmal, and chichén itzá. in a letter to wassily and nina kandinsky in 1936, josef wrote, “mexico is truly the promised land of abstract art, for here it is already thousands of years old”



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The Mexico Issue #36 F/W 2021

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