Series VIII: Subject Files circa 1925–1976, undated 9 boxes

The Subject Files series includes printed materials collected by Josef Albers on individuals, including artists and other notable people, various subjects relating to art and education and the Bauhaus. Josef often handwrote comments on the printed materials.

Description Dates Box Folder
Individuals

Adler, Bruno

1968 90 1

Anderson, Malcolm Jordan

1961 90 2

Antes, Horst

undated 90 3

Anuskiewicz, Richard

1963–1976 90 4

Arnheim, Rudolf

undated 90 5

Arp, Hans

1958–1971 90 6

Asawa Lanier, Ruth

1969 90 7

Barrágan, Luis

undated 1955–1971 90 8

Bayer, Herbert

1955–1971 90 9

Beckmann, Hannes

1964–1975 90 10

Beckmann, Max

1964–1972 90 11

Bertoia, Harry

1976 90 12

Bill, Max

1945–1976 90 13–14

Bittleman, Arnold

1965–1968 90 15

Blaser, Werner

1967 90 16(1)

Bliss, Anna Campbell

1976 90 16(2)

Boehm, Gottfried

1974 90 16(3)

Bogler, Theodor P.

1976 90 17

Bonies, Bob

1968 90 18

Bosch, Hieronymus

1955 90 19

Boyd, Rutherford

1930–1935 90 20

Breuer, Marcel

1947–1974 90 21

Brunius, Teddy

1970 90 22

Bryden, Robert

undated 91 1

Budnick, Sidney

1962 91 2

Cage, John

1965–1967 91 3

Calderara, Antonio

1964–1976 91 4

Carlberg, Norman and Robert Engman

1962–1976 91 5

Cézanne, Paul

1963–1970 91 6

Chagall, Marc

1936–1966 91 7

Clark, Kenneth

1967 91 8

Clemens, Roman

1970 91 9

Cornell, Joseph

1976 91 10

Dali, Salvador

undated 91 11

Day, John

1967 91 12

DeKooning, Willem

1968–1969 91 13

Dexel, Walter

undated 91 14

Dix, Otto

1966 91 15

Duarte, Angel

1971 91 16

Duchamp, Marcel

1965–1971 91 17

Dürer, Albrecht

1970–1971 91 18(1)

Emmerich, D.G.

1963 91 18(2)

Engman, Robert

1960–1966 91 19

Ernst, Max

1966–1975 91 20

Farmanfarmaian, Monir

undated 91 21(1)

Feininger, Lyonel and Lux

1961 91 21(2)

Fiedler, Horst (includes photographs of "adjustable, elastic,
reclining chair")

undated 91 undated

Fuller, Buckminster

1965–1976 91 23

Gerstner, Karl

1961–1976 91 24

Giacometti, Alberto

1948 91 25

Goeritz, Mathias

1960–1962 91 26

Gräsel, Friedrich

1968 91 27(1)

Grohmann, Will

1968 91 27(2)

Gropius, Walter

1940–1969 91 28

Hämäläinen, Kauko

1976 91 29

Hauptmann, Ivo

undated 91 30

Held, Al

1973 92 1

Hélion, Jean

1939 92 2

Helms, Dietrich

1966–1970 92 3

Hölzel, Adolf

1969 92 4

Hildebrandt, Hans

undated 92 5

Hinman, Charles

1975 92 6

Holweck, Oskar

1968 92 7

Honegger, Gottfried

1964 92 8

Horwitz, Channa

1976 92 9

Howe, George (January 29 1954 New Haven Register clipping of
Louis Kahn and others present JA work to Howe)

1954 92 10

Itten, Johannes

undated 92 11

Ives, Norman

1965–1970 92 12

Jaffé, Hans

1970 92 13

Janis, Sidney

1960–1968 92 14

Jensen, Alfred

undated 92 15

Johnson, Ray

undated 92 16

Joseph, William

undated 92 17(1)

Kaiser, Hans

1965 92 17(2)

Kandinsky, Wassily

1933–1974 92 18

Katayama, Toshihiro

1968–1971 92 19

Kepes, Gyorgy

1963 92 20

Klee, Paul

1967–1976 92 21

Knepper, Hedda

1974 92 22

Koehler, Reinhold

1961 92 23

Kokoschka, Oskar

undated 92 24

Kranz, Kurt

1960–1968 92 25

Kupka, Frantisek

undated 92 26

Le Corbusier

undated 92 27

Le Parc, Julio

1973 92 28(1)

Leppien, Jean

1965 92 28(2)

Leichner, Margaret

1970 92 29

Lindners, Richard

1968–1971 92 30

Londenberg, Kurt

undated 92 31

Malone, Nan

1960 92 32

Mayer, Hans

1967 92 33

Mayer, Ralph

1967 92 34

Meyer, Hannes

1967 92 35

Mérida, Carlos

1965 92 36

Michel, Robert

1972–1976 92 37

Miró, Joan

1968 92 38

Miyawaki, Aiko

1964 92 39

Moholy-Nagy, Lazlo

1967–1970 92 40

Mondrian, Piet

1972 92 41

Moore, Henri

1972 92 42(1)

Morandi, Giorgio

1949 92 42(2)

Morellet, François

1966–1971 92 43

Morita, Shiryu

undated 92 44

Motherwell, Robert

1961–1976 92 45

Munari, Bruno

1961 92 46

Nesch, Relf

undated 92 47

Nilson, Karl-Gustaf

1967–1976 93 1

Nivola, Constantino

1963 93 2

Noland, Kenneth

1962–1976 93 3

Offner, Elliot

1976 93 4(1)

Oldenburg, Claes

1970 93 4(2)

Osborn, Robert

undated 93 5

Otero, Alejandro

1964 93 6

Perdekamp, Franz Grosse

1971 93 7

Perry, Charles O.

1968–1976 93 8

Phillips, Peter

1970 93 9

Picasso, Pablo

1954–1968 93 10

Pinciotti, Michael Rosso

1976 93 11

Piqueras, Jorge

1963 93 12

Pöschel, Werner

1971 93 13

Rauschenberg, Robert

1963–1976 93 14

Rebay, Hilla

undated 93 15

Reed, Joseph

undated 93 16

Reimann, William

1975 93 17

Reinhardt, Ad

1955–1960 93 18

Rice, John Andrew

undated 93 19

Rickey, George

1976 93 20

Rockburne, Dorothea

1976 93 21

Rothko, Mark

1970 93 22

Ruoff, Fritz

1971 93 23

Russell, Morgan

1953 93 24

Saarinen, Eero

1960 93 25

Sala, Marzio and Annamaria

undated 93 26

Schawinsky, Xanti

1971–1973 93 27

Schlemmer, Oskar

1950–1976 93 28

Schmidt, Wolfgang

1976 93 29

Schwitters, Kurt

1971 93 30(1)

Sempere, Eusebio

undated 93 30(2)

Seuphor, Michel

1976 93 31

Severini, Gino

1967 93 32

Slutzky, Robert

1976 93 33

Solin, Charles Gary

1959 93 34

Sommer, Ed (includes September 2 1966 letter to JA)

1966 93 35

Spies, Werner

1967–1974 93 36

Steinberg, Saul

1952–1976 94 1

Stella, Frank

1966 94 2

Stravinsky, Igor

undated 94 3

Struycken, Peter

1965 94 4

Tauss, Charles [see Related Materials]

1973 94 5

Thompson, Bradbury

1975 94 6

Thomson, Virgil

1972 94 7

Thwaites, John Anthony

undated 94 8

Twombly, Cy

undated 1963 94 9

Tworkov, Jack

1963 94 10

Urbain, Elaine Schmitt

1945–1976 94 11

Urbásek, Miloš

1970 94 12

Valledor, Leo

undated 94 13

van der Rohe, Mies

1953–1969 94 14

Vasarely, Victor

1969 94 15

Vellinghausen, Albert Schulze

1965–1967 94 16

Vivarelli, Vivo

1969 94 17

Vojska, Marjan

1970 94 18

Von Eckardt, Wolf

1963 94 19

Warhol, Andy

1971 94 20

Wasserman, Barton

1973–1976 94 21

Welliver, Neil

1976 94 22

Wilder, Thornton

1959 94 23

Wilding, Ludwig

1965–1969 94 24

Williams, Amancio

1964 94 25(1)

Wolff, William ("Gegenseitige Beeinfluessung der optischen und der
akustischen Helligkeit," 1933)

1933 94 25(2)

Yamawaki, Iwao

1963–1976 94 26
Other Subjects

Josef Albers resemblances

1964–1972 94 27

American art institutions

1967–1976 94 28

Archeology

undated 94 29

Architecture

1953–1967 94 30

Art, general

1942–1972 94 31

Art education

1951–1969 94 32

Art sales and auctions

1970–1971 94 33

Barwa chair

undated 94 34

Black Mountain College: An Exploration in Community by Martin
Duberman, reviews and articles

1972, undated 94 35

Change, July–August 1972. Contains article "Black Mountain:
Reflections on a Pioneer Living–Learning Community" by
Martin Duberman"

1972 94 36

Bottrop

undated 95 1

Christmas cards (of interest to JA for art history)

undated 95 2

Collecting

undated 95 3

Design

undated 95 4

Design, roads

undated 95 18

Dessau

undated 95 5

Documenta 1968

1968 95 6

Experiments in Art and Technology, Inc.

undated 95 7

Geometry

undated 95 8

German art institutions

undated 95 9

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.)

1974–1976 95 10

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) (primarily regarding
acquisition controversy 1971–1973)

1972–1975 95 11

Museum of Modern Art (New York) postwar program

undated 95 12

Op Art

1954–1973 95 13

Pentagon Pose

1935 95 14

Prints

1960–1966 95 15

Proportion

1945 95 16

Pumpernickel

1968 95 17

Road Design

1963 95 18

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1971–1973 95 19

Tamarind Lithography Studio

1960–1970 95 20

Typewriting design

undated 95 21

Typography

1963–1973 95 22

Haus Welbergen, Wasserburg

1970 96 1(1)

Yale University

1956–1967 96 1(2)

"Vom Trug der Sinne," Kölnische Illustrierte Zeitung. No. 43 clipping
of article on perception by Dr. Th. Wolff Friedenau

1929 96 2

Miscellaneous clippings

1963–1970 96 3

Miscellaneous photographs

undated 96 4

Catalogues from exhibitions of other artists

1953–1972 96 5

Miscellaneous pamphlets and brochures

undated 96 6
Bauhaus

Correspondence regarding JA's reaction to 1961 Bauhaus
exhibition in Darmstadt (includes JA's ntoes, letter drafts and
copies of catalogues)

1961 97 1

Clippings and photocopies from various Bauhaus exhibition
catalogues with handwritten notes and corrections

circa 1961 97 2

English translation of statement on Bauhaus in Die Zeit ohne
Eigenschaften (with JA's photocopied notes)

1960 97 3

Postcard with Bauhaus Masters House (from Estate of Elisabeth
(Albers) Marx)

undated 97 4(1)

Photocopy of "Historisch oder Jetzig" (essay written by JA and
published in Junge Menschen, 1924)

1924 97 4(2)

Printed material from the 1940s and 1950s (includes newspaper
article about Franz Grosse-Perdekamp, "The End of the Bauhaus"
by Mies Van Der Rohe)

1940s–1950s 97 5

Printed material from the 1960s (includes pamphlets from the
Bauhaus-Archiv Darmstadt, offprints and newspaper clippings,
"Paper at the Bauhaus" by Jane Fiske McCullough)

1960s 97 6

Printed material from the 1970s (includes clippings about the
opening of the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, reprint of
"The Creation of Living Form through Color, Form, and
Sound– a 1923 article by Gertrud Grunow)

1970s 97 7

Undated printed material (includes "The Legacy of the Bauhaus"
by Hin Bredendieck, catalogue of Bauhaus materials auctioned
by Ex Libris, photocopy of typescript "What the Bauhaus Taught:
Obsolete or Viable?" by Wolf Von Eckardt, announcement of
the opening fo the New Bauhaus (in Chicago) in the Art News,
offprint of "Zum Gestaltwandel des Bauhauses" by Ludwig Grote,
press clippings, "Das Staatliche Bauhaus–die Jahre in Weimar"
by Wilhelm Wagenfeld

undated 97 8

List of former students

undated 97 9

Original folder of materials regarding "50 Years of Bauhaus"
traveling exhibition. Correspondence, handwritten notes, publicity,
printed materials

1968–1969 97 10