abstract quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Anton Ehrenzweig” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract art has helped us to experience the emotional power inherent in pure form.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ben Shahn” float=”none” width=”100%”]To abstract is to draw out the essence of a matter. To abstract in art is to separate certain fundamentals from irrelevant material which surrounds them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cecil Balmond” float=”none” width=”100%”]The abstract has no emotional content the abstract is more powerful the more abstract it is[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Debasish Mridha” float=”none” width=”100%”]Writing is an abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Denis Diderot” float=”none” width=”100%”]All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gerhard Richter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract pictures are fictive models, because they make visible a reality that we can neither see nor describe, but whose existence we can postulate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jackson Pollock” float=”none” width=”100%”]It abstract art should be enjoyed just as music is enjoyed after a while you may like it or you may not.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jakub¬†Bozydar¬†Wisniewski” float=”none” width=”100%”]It takes abstract thinking to see how greed can lead to prosperity, but it takes wishful thinking to claim that violence can lead to charity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Hodges” float=”none” width=”100%”]Color is for me the purest form of expression, the purest abstract reality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Bargh” float=”none” width=”100%”]The abstract way we think is really grounded in the concrete, bodily world much more than we thought.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Jaynes” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract words are ancient coins whose concrete images in the give and take of talk have worn away with use.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucian Freud” float=”none” width=”100%”]The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract truth has no value unless it incarnates in human beings who represent it, by proving their readiness to die for it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mike Svob” float=”none” width=”100%”]All paintings are abstract ideas, not representations of a true reality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pablo Picasso” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patricia Cole” float=”none” width=”100%”]You can’t look at abstract art without thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Dirac” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only object of theoretical physics is to calculate results that can be compared with experiment… it is quite unnecessary that any satisfactory description of the whole course of the phenomena should be given.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Piet Mondrian” float=”none” width=”100%”]Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Diebenkorn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract literally means to draw from or separate. In this sense every artist is abstract a realistic or nonobjective approach makes no difference. The result is what counts.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert A. Heinlein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract knowledge is always useful, sooner or later.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Genn” float=”none” width=”100%”]An abstract title suggests another value to the subject, perhaps an artistic quality that sets the viewers’ sensitivities into action.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Motherwell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract art is uniquely modern. It is a fundamentally romantic response to modern life – rebellious, individualistic, unconventional, sensitive, irritable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roger Scruton” float=”none” width=”100%”]The abstract, unreal freedom of the liberal intellect was really nothing more than childish disobedience, amplified into anarchy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rudolf Flesch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abstract ideas are the patterns two or more memories have in common.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sol Lewitt” float=”none” width=”100%”]In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodor Adorno” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodor Adorno” float=”none” width=”100%”]None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Willem de Kooning” float=”none” width=”100%”]Even abstract shapes must have a likeness.[/wpsm_quote]