Adolph Gottlieb Quotes

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  • I never use nature as a starting point. I never abstract from nature; I never consciously think of nature when I paint.

    Thinking   Use   Paint  
    Adolph Gottlieb, Robert M. Doty, Diane Waldman (1968). “Adolph Gottlieb”
  • If we depart form tradition, it is out of knowledge, not innocence.

    "Abstract Expressionism". Book by David Anfam, p. 51, 1990.
  • I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.

    Color   Quality   Want  
    Adolph Gottlieb, Robert M. Doty, Diane Waldman (1968). “Adolph Gottlieb”
  • Certain people always say we should go back to nature.I notice they never say we should go forward to nature. It seemstometheyare more concerned that we should go back, than about nature.

    People   Certain   Should  
    1947 In Tiger's Eye, vol.1, no.2, Dec, quoted in C Harrison and Paul Wood (eds) Art in Theory 1900-1990 (1992).
  • In times of violence, personal predilections for niceties of colour and form seem irrelevant. All primitive expression (like the myths) reveals the constant awareness of powerful forces, the immediate presence of terror and fear.

    "bstract Expressionism Creators and Critics". Book edited by Clifford Ross, Abrams Publishers New York, 1990.
  • My favorite symbols were those which I didn't understand.

  • I use color in terms of emotional quality, as a vehicle for feeling... feeling is everything I have experienced or thought.

  • Painting is self-discovery. You arrive at the image through the act of painting.

    Adolph Gottlieb, Robert M. Doty, Diane Waldman (1968). “Adolph Gottlieb”
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