Emil Nolde - Quotes

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Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks... Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time. ---->>>

Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties. ---->>>

The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks. ---->>>

What an artist learns matters little. What he himself discovers has a real worth for him, and gives him the necessary incitement to work. ---->>>

The art of an artist must be his own art. It is... always a continuous chain of little inventions, little technical discoveries of one's own, in one's relation to the tool, the material and the colors. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: August 7, 1867
Birthplace: Nolde, Province of Schleswig-Holstein, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Die: 04-15, 1956
Occupation: Artist

Emil Nolde (born Emil Hansen; 7 August 1867 – 13 April 1956) was a German-Danish painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and was one of the first oil painting and watercolor painters of the early 20th century to explore color. He is known for his brushwork and expressive choice of colors (wikipedia)