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Adolf Loos – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Adolf Loos

 

Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect’s task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.

– Adolf Loos


Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.

– Adolf Loos


The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present.

– Adolf Loos


The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not. The work is a private matter for the artist. The house is not.

– Adolf Loos


Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.

– Adolf Loos