Quotes by Hans Hofmann

Hans Hofmann was a German-born American painter, renowned as an artist and teacher in a career that spanned two generations and two continents, and is considered to have both preceded and influenced Abstract Expressionism. Born and educated near Munich, he was active in the early twentieth-century European avant-garde and brought a deep understanding and synthesis of the currents of Symbolism, Neoimpressionism, Fauvism, and Cubism when he emigrated to the United States in 1932.

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To sense the invisible and to be able to create it - that is art.

ArtHans Hofmann
 
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A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world.

ArtHans Hofmann
 
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Painters must speak through paint, not through words.

Drawing, ColorsHans Hofmann
 
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In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.

Colors, LightHans Hofmann
 
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