Josef Albers’ “Grey Steps, Grey Scales, Grey Ladders” at the David Zwirner Gallery

Opening reception: Thursday, November 3, 6 – 8 PM

Press preview with Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation: Thursday, November 3, 10 AM


Special Event:

Guided tour of the exhibition with Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation: Saturday, November 19, 11 AM


“To this end, we study gradation by producing so-called grey steps, grey scales, grey ladders. These demonstrate a gradual stepping up or down between white and black, between lighter and darker.”

– Josef Albers, Interaction of Color


David Zwirner is pleased to announce the gallery’s first exhibition dedicated to the work of Josef Albers since having announced its representation of The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. The exhibition will take place at the gallery’s 537 West 20th Street location and will present a selection of works that explore Albers’s use of black, white, and grey across the full breadth of his career.

Start Date

November 3, 2016

End Date

December 17, 2016


10:00 AM - 06:00 PM


David Zwirner, 537 West 20th Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY

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