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Utopia I-II Dokumente der Wirklichkeit [Herausgeber, Bruno Adler]

Title:
Johannes Itten Farbenkugel DSI
Utopia Dokumente der Wirklichkeit
Editor:
Adler, Bruno 1889?-1968  Search this
Former owner:
Giauque, Elsi DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 DSI  Search this
Book designer:
Schlemmer, Oskar 1888-1943  Search this
Cover designer:
Téry-Adler, Margit 1892-1977  Search this
Artist:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Farbenkugel in 7 Lichtstufen und 12 Tönen  Search this
Printer of plates:
Dietsch & Brückner  Search this
Publisher:
Reineck & Klein  Search this
Utopia Verlag  Search this
Physical description:
85, [5] pages illustrations (some color, some folded, some mounted) 33 cm in portfolio 35 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1921
Topic:
Art--Technique  Search this
Arts and religion  Search this
Arts--Philosophy  Search this
Color  Search this
Call number:
N7430 .U86 1921X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1077115

Oral history interview with Josef Albers

Interviewee:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Interviewer:
Fesci, Sevim  Search this
Names:
Bauhaus  Search this
Heckel, Erich, 1883-1970  Search this
Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967  Search this
Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, 1880-1938  Search this
Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl, 1884-1976  Search this
Stuck, Franz, Ritter von, 1863-1928  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 June 22-July 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Josef Albers conducted 1968 June 22-July 5, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art.
This interview was conducted in New Haven, Connecticut. Albers speaks of his childhood in the industrial area of Westphalia, Germany; his father's influence as a house painter and set designer; his young interest in technical toys; his educational history, beginning at the Royal Art School, an art teacher prep school; his education in art history in conjunction with fine arts; his brief experience teaching in public schools; his time studying at the Applied Art School in Essen while living and teaching in Berlin; and the beginning of professional career after having passed his exam in Berlin in 1915.
He discusses the influence of the European movements/artists, Die Brucke; Schmidt-Rottluff, Heckel, and Kirchner; his move to Munich and time spent working with Stuck (the teacher of Kandinsky and Klee); his eventual shift to the Bauhaus working in collage and stained glass under Itten; his refusal to do the traditional apprenticeship at the Bauhaus and surprising success with stained glass while striking out on his own; his initial experiments while working in the new studio for stained glass at the Bauhaus with frosting (a.k.a. thermometer style); his move from collage to montage; his disbelief in the use of past art as a source for current art; his distaste for the concept of art as self-expression; his use of repetitive forms in his painting as a method of "solving the problem;" his belief that the spectator makes the vision of the artist more lively; his belief that he teaches philosophy (how to see) not technique (how to paint); the fine line between influencing students and creating disciples; color as the most relative medium in art and a study of ourselves; his use of squares (the most man-made form), beginning in 1949; the role of art in society to reveal visually the attitude of our mentality; and his belief as to the future of art as being a further consideration of order.
Biographical / Historical:
Josef Albers (1888-1976) was a painter and educator in New Haven, Connecticut.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Interviews  Search this
Collagists  Search this
Stained glass artists  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Die Brücke (Dresden)  Search this
Painters -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.albersj68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9df07b806-7f25-4144-b4d2-8d490d11428b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-albersj68
Online Media:

Afrikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen; Ausstellung 24. Juni-2. September 1945

Author:
Kunstgewerbemuseum Zürich  Search this
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. 40 plates, fold. col. map (in pocket) 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Place:
Switzerland
Zurich
Date:
1945
1945]
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
NB1080 .K94
NB1080.K94
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_90528

Johannes Itten, Walter Linck : 33e Biennale de Venise 1966 / [textes de] Willy Rotzler

Title:
33e Biennale de Venise 1966
Suisse
Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Linck, Walter 1903-1975  Search this
Rotzler, Willy  Search this
Biennale di Venezia (33rd : 1966 : Venice, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Linck, Walter 1903-1975  Search this
Biennale di Venezia (33rd : 1966 : Venice, Italy)  Search this
Physical description:
[60] p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1966
20th century
Topic:
Art, Swiss  Search this
Call number:
ND853.I8 A4 1966
N40.1.I91V4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831269

Johannes Itten : das Frühwerk, 1907-1919 : mit dem überarbeiteten und ergänzten Werkverzeichnis 1907 bis 1919 / herausgegeben von Josef Helfenstein und Henriette Mentha

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Helfenstein, Josef  Search this
Mentha, Henriette  Search this
Kunstmuseum Bern  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Catalogues raisonnés  Search this
Klee, Paul 1879-1940  Search this
Johannes-Itten-Stiftung Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
110 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
C1992
Call number:
N7153.I8.A4.1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639717

Johannes Itten : meine Symbole, meine Mythologien werden die Formen und Farben sein / Dieter Bogner, Eva Badura-Triska

Author:
Bogner, Dieter  Search this
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Badura-Triska, Eva  Search this
Museum Moderner Kunst (Austria)  Search this
Kunsthaus Zürich  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Switzerland
Date:
1988
20th century
Topic:
Art, Swiss  Search this
Art, Abstract--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N7153.I8.B65.1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_652828

Johannes Itten : velum voor het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / [teksten & redactie catalogus: Jurrie Poot]

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Poot, Jurrie  Search this
Amsterdam (Netherlands) Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Exhibitions  Search this
Amsterdam (Netherlands) Stedelijk Museum  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
[1990]
Call number:
ND.853.I8.A4.1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_652852

Johannes Itten : Gemälde, Gouachen, Aquarelle, Tuschen, Zeichnungen

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Physical description:
136 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports., 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
Call number:
N7153.I8.A4.1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656505

Johannes Itten und die Höhere Fachschule für textile Flächenkunst in Krefeld / Karin Thönnissen

Author:
Thönnissen, Karin  Search this
Textilmuseum Krefeld  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967 Exhibitions  Search this
Höhere Fachschule für Textile Flächenkunst in Krefeld Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
180 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Textile design--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NK8850 .T48 1992
NK8850.T48 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439130

Das frühe Bauhaus und Johannes Itten : Katalogbuch anlässlich des 75. Gründungsjubiläums des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar / [Herausgeber, Rolf Bothe, Peter Hahn, Hans Christoph von Tavel ; Redaktion, Thomas Föhl ; Mitarbeit, Magdalena Droste ... et al.]

Author:
Bothe, Rolf 1939-  Search this
Hahn, Peter 1944-  Search this
Tavel, Hans Christoph von  Search this
Föhl, Thomas  Search this
Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar  Search this
Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum für Gestaltung  Search this
Kunstmuseum Bern  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Influence Exhibitions  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
567 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Art, European  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_480985

Johannes Itten, Künstler und Lehrer : Kunstmuseum Bern, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum Krefeld, Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart / [Ausstellung und Publikation, Hans Christoph von Tavel und Josef Helfenstein]

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Tavel, Hans Christoph von  Search this
Helfenstein, Josef  Search this
Kunstmuseum Bern  Search this
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum Krefeld  Search this
Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Switzerland
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art teachers--Biography  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.I91 K9
N40.1.I91K9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_346230

Johannes Itten. Kunsthalle Bern, 4. September bis 10. Oktober, 1971. [Katalog]

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Subject:
Kunsthalle Bern  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (chiefly illus.) 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
Call number:
N40.1.I91 B5
N40.1.I91B5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_25098

Design and form; the basic course at the Bauhaus. Translated by John Maass

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
190 p. illus. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1964
[1964]
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art--Technique  Search this
Call number:
N332.G31 I9 E1964
N332.G31I9 E1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_25245

Johannes Itten. Werke und Schriften. Hrg. von Willy Rotzler. Werkverzeichnis von Anneiliese Itten

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Rotzler, Willy  Search this
Itten, Anneliese  Search this
Subject:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Physical description:
447 p. illus. (part col.) 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
[1972]
Call number:
N40.1.I91 R8
N40.1.I91R8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40146

The art of color; the subjective experience and objective rationale of color. Translated by Ernst van Haagen

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Physical description:
155 p. mounted illus. (part col.) 29 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1961
[1961]
Topic:
Color--Psychological aspects  Search this
Painting--Technique  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Call number:
ND1490.P8 I918 E1961
ND1490.P8I918 E1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_44225

The elements of color; a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book The art of color. Edited, and with a foreword and evaluation, by Faber Birren. Translated by Ernst van Hagen

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Birren, Faber 1900-1988  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. illus. (part col.), port. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Color  Search this
Call number:
ND1493.I8 I813 1970X
ND1493.I8I813 1970X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_6078

Le dessin et la forme

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Subject:
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
193 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Date:
1973
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art--Technique  Search this
Call number:
N332.G31 I9 F1973
N332.G31I9 F1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_89265

Design and form : the basic course at the Bauhaus and later / Johannes Itten

Author:
Itten, Johannes 1888-1967  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Physical description:
135 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany (West)
Date:
1975
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Art--Technique  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_926483

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