Lauren Hinkson is Associate Curator, Collections, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
the architecture and sculpture of ancient Mexico were vital to
[Albers'] art, not only as a database of motifs for his paintings
but also as a kind of secular church where his faith in abstract
art for the modern age was renewed.--Richard Woodward "Wall Street
A necessary corrective to Albers's reputation as more pedagogue than painter and the misconception that abstraction can ever be free of outside influence.--Dennis Zhou "Hyperallergic"
Josef Albers in Mexico" has an energetic syncopation generated by the paintings' singing colors, which alternate with the silvery sepia of the photographs.--Roberta Smith "The New York Times"