Hans Hofmann Quotes

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Born: March 21, 1880, Weißenburg in Bayern, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: New York City, NY, USA, February 17, 1966
Occupation: Artist

1.
Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects.
- Hans Hofmann

2.
Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony.
- Hans Hofmann

3.
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
- Hans Hofmann

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