Hans Hofmann Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by Hans Hofmann

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Hans Hofmann Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Hans Hofmann quotes: It isn't necessary to make things large to make them monumental; a head by Giacometti one inch high would be able to vitalize this whole space. It isn't necessary to make things large to make them monumental; a head by Giacometti one inch high would be able to vitalize this whole space.
Hans Hofmann quotes: To experience visually, and to transform our visual experience into plastic terms, requires the faculty of empathy. To experience visually, and to transform our visual experience into plastic terms, requires the faculty of empathy.
Hans Hofmann quotes: It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws. It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Genius is gifted with a vitality which is expended in the enrichment of life through the discovery of new worlds of feeling. Genius is gifted with a vitality which is expended in the enrichment of life through the discovery of new worlds of feeling.
Hans Hofmann quotes: To sense the invisible and to be able to create it, that is art. To sense the invisible and to be able to create it, that is art.
Hans Hofmann quotes: There is in reality no such thing as modern art. Art is carried on up and down in immense cycles through centuries and civilizations. There is in reality no such thing as modern art. Art is carried on up and down in immense cycles through centuries and civilizations.
Hans Hofmann quotes: The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Hans Hofmann quotes: The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel. Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced. Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced.
Hans Hofmann quotes: You must break all the rules of painting, but you must also convince me you've had a reason to do so. You must break all the rules of painting, but you must also convince me you've had a reason to do so.
Hans Hofmann quotes: It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form. It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form.
Hans Hofmann quotes: A work of art is finished, from the point of view of the artist, when feeling and perception have resulted in a spiritual synthesis. A work of art is finished, from the point of view of the artist, when feeling and perception have resulted in a spiritual synthesis.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects. Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Our entire being is nourished by color. Our entire being is nourished by color.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist. Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Painters must speak through paint, not through words. Painters must speak through paint, not through words.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Through a painting we can see the whole world. Through a painting we can see the whole world.
Hans Hofmann quotes: A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world. A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world.
Hans Hofmann quotes: To me, art is the glorification of the human spirit. To me, art is the glorification of the human spirit.
Hans Hofmann quotes: Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant stimulus for a creative mind. Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant stimulus for a creative mind.
Hans Hofmann quotes: To worship the product and ignore its development leads to dilettantism and reaction. To worship the product and ignore its development leads to dilettantism and reaction.
Hans Hofmann quotes: A thought functions only as a fragmentary part in the formulation of an idea. A thought functions only as a fragmentary part in the formulation of an idea.