And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.
More Quotes from Josef Albers:Instead of art I have taught philosophy. Though technique for me is a big word, I never have taught how to paint. All my doing was to make people to see.
I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time.
Traditionally art is to create and not to revive. To revive: leave that to the historians, who are looking backward.
In Italy the artist is a god. Now if the artist is a god, the scientist is likewise a god.
Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely.
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