Josef Albers

1942 Ink on graph paper
Signed and dated lower right

"In this auction we are offering a unique example of one of Josef Albers rarest graphic works. Once more the optical illusion created in “Prefatio” from 1942 (Lot 28, Estimated at $5,000-7,000) precedes the optical styles of Victor Vasarely, Bridget Riley, and other Op Artists by 25 years. Notably, this example was a gift to James Prestini on the occasion of Prestini’s successful curated show on Albers work held at Texas Teachers College in 1942."

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