” The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. “


” It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form. “


” In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light. “


” 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. “


” Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel. “



All 5 Hans Hofmann Quotes about Color in picture


The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
It is not the form that dictates the color, but the color that brings out the form.


In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.
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.
Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.
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