Nicholas Fox Weber

Nicholas Fox Weber runs the Albers Foundation, writes books and essays, and founded a non-profit organization in Senegal.

Drawing by François Olislaeger. NFW has the happy task of determining the authenticity of paintings by his late friend Josef Albers.


Weber is a gradu­ate of Colum­bia Col­lege (B.A., major in Art History), Yale Uni­ver­sity (M.A., Art History; Fellowship in American Art) and the University of Groningen (PhD). He is the author of fourteen books including The Bauhaus Group, Le Cor­busier, The Clarks of Cooperstown, Balthus A Biography, Patron Saints, The Art of Babar, and The Drawings of Josef Albers. For nearly forty years, NFW has devoted himself to the legacy of both Anni Albers and Josef Albers.

Weber is represented by literary agent William Clark Associates. His definitive biography of Piet Mondrian will be published by Alfred A. Knopf in September 2024. He is currently writing a biography of Anni Albers for Yale University Press and a book about tennis called 'The Art of Tennis.'