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Joseph Albers

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...besides relatedness and influence I should like to see that my colors remain, as much as possible, a “face” – their own “face”, as it was achieved –uniquely—and I believe consciously—in Pompeian wall-paintings—by admitting coexistence of such polarities as being dependent and independent—being dividual and individual.
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The Color in my Painting, Josef Albers, as quoted in "Hommage to the square, Josef Albers", MOMA, New York 1964, n.p.

 
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