Adolph Gottlieb Quotes

 

I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.

— Adolph Gottlieb

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

— Adolph Gottlieb

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

— Adolph Gottlieb

When I work, I’m thinking in terms of purely visual effects and relations, and any verbal equivalent is something that comes afterwards. But it’s inconceivable to me that I could experience things and not have them enter into my painting.

— Adolph Gottlieb

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