Kaleidoscope based on Homage to the Square, 1965
by Josef Albers
Bureau and Room
by Kazimir Malevich.
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Josef Albers (1888
- 1976) was a German-born American artist
(geometric abstraction) and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the 20th century.
Homage to the Square. These paintings investigated
the retinal effects of color. He published the fruits of
this systematic research in a volume called, the Interaction
of Color in 1963. Albers used nested squares to investigate
Geometric abstract art is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes, though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions.
Kaleidoscope is an optical instrument consisting of mirrors that reflect images of bits of
colored glass or other objects in a symmetrical geometric design through a viewer. form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes, though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective compositions.
For a 2D symmetry group, a kaleidoscopic point is a point of intersection of two or more lines of reflection symmetry.