Alan Cristea Gallery Announces First Major Retrospective of Bauhaus Artist Annie Albers

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LONDON.- The Alan Cristea Gallery will be presenting the first major retrospective of the prints of Bauhaus artist and designer Anni Albers from 18 March. The exhibition will be the most comprehensive survey of her graphic work to date and will include nearly every print she has made, alongside studies, photographs and source material loaned from the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. The exhibition will be accompanied by the release of the catalogue raisonne of her prints – the first major monograph on this aspect of her work. Albers primarily worked in textiles and, late in life, as a printmaker. At the Bauhaus, Albers experimented with new materials for weaving and executed richly coloured designs on paper for wall hangings and textiles in silk, cotton, and linen yarns in which the raw materials and components of structure became the source of beauty. Like Josef, she focused above all on her work—happy to pursue it wh