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In Thread and On Paper: Anni Albers in Connecticut

March 19, 2020
through June 14, 2020

A new exhibition organized by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation — In Thread and On Paper: Anni Albers in Connecticut — will be on view at the New Britain Museum of American Art through June 14.

Known for her pioneering graphic wall hangings, weavings, and designs, Anni Albers (1899-1994) is considered the most important textile artist of the 20th century. Curated by Fritz Horstman, the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, In Thread and On Paper will explore the groundbreaking work and writing Albers produced in Connecticut from the 1950s through the end of her life, and will include an extensive body of textiles, wall hangings, commercial collaborations, and works on paper for such landmark properties as the Glass House.

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT
(As of March 15, 2020 the museum is temporarily closed)

 

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A related exhibition at the Glass House — Pliable Plane: Anni Albers — will be on view virtually from September 3 to December 15, 2020. For more information, visit the Glass House's website.

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"Installation view of Anni Albers at Tate Modern," 2018, Courtesy of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

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