Josef Albers' "Interaction of Color" is a masterwork in art education. Suitable as a teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this book presents Albers' singular explanation of complex colour theory principles. It presents a significantly expanded selection of close to sixty colour studies alongside Albers' original text.
Josef Albers, one of the most influential artist-educators of the 20th century, was a member of the Bauhaus group in Germany during the 1920s. In 1933 he came to the United States, where he taught at Black Mountain College for sixteen years. In 1950 he joined the faculty at Yale University as chairman of the department of design. Albers was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1968 and was professor emeritus of art at Yale until his death in 1976. Nicholas Fox Weber is executive director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.