Albers, Joseph Quotes

In order to make a resume`, the meaning of art is: learn to see and to feel life: that is, cultivate imagination, because there are still marvels in the world, because life is a mystery and always will be. But be aware of it. Therefore art means: you have to believe, to have faith, that is, cultivate vision.

Albers, Joseph

As it is with people,so it is with colour. We change,correct or reverse our opinions about colours and this opinion may shift back and forth.

Albers, Joseph

I want color and form to have contradictorily functions.

Albers, Joseph

The concern of the artist is with the discrepancy between physical fact and psychological effect.

Albers, Joseph

Instead of training only intellect and memory we consider the development of will, demonstrated in initiative and action, as our main task.

Albers, Joseph

I have handled colour as men should behave.

Albers, Joseph

Experience teaches us that in visual perception there is a discrepancy between physical fact and psychic effect.

Albers, Joseph

Every perception of colour is an illusion.. ..we do not see colours as they really are. In our perception they alter one another.

Albers, Joseph

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