2022 Bottrop, Germany
Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Bottrop, Josef Albers. Huldigung an das Quadrat (Josef Albers: Homage to the Square), 19 October 2022–26 February 2023
This major exhibition is dedicated to the extraordinary cycle of Homage to the Square paintings that Josef Albers created from 1950 until his death in 1976. Early works from the 1940s provide a context for Albers’s first Homage, painted in the summer of 1950, while the Homages of the 1950s and 1960s show Albers’s evolving understanding of color. The exhibition is the inaugural show in the museum’s new wing and features works from the museum’s collection as well as loans from international museums.
A richly illustrated book about the history and influence of Albers’s Homage to the Square accompanies the exhibition.