The Quote List

Quotes For All Occasions

Hans Hofmann – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by Hans Hofmann


Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects.

– Hans Hofmann

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.

– Hans Hofmann

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.

– Hans Hofmann