Anni Albers (1899-1994)
Edition of 150
Hand tufted wool rug
Available in two sizes:
0.91 x 1.52 m (3' x 5')
1.22 x 1.83 m (4' x 6')
Initially conceived as a 1926 cotton and silk wall hanging. The original gouache on paper is held in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Produced in association with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.
Anni Albers is perhaps the best-known textile artist of the twentieth century. She worked primarily in textiles, but later in life also worked as a printmaker. She produced numerous designs in ink washes for her textiles, and occasionally experimented with jewelry. Her woven works include many wall hangings, curtains and bedspreads, mounted “pictorial” images, and mass-produced yard material. Her weavings are often constructed of both traditional and industrial materials, for example sometimes combining jute, paper, and cellophane.