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Famous August Macke Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous German
Der Blaue Reiter painter and printmaker August
born August Macke - Meschede, Germany
- 3rd of January, 1887 / Died 26th of September,
Famous August Macke paintings went through
a number of major changes, with the artist
touching on expressionism, post impressionism,
and fauvism. Macke was a member of the "Der
Blaue Reiter" or "The Blue Rider"
group of artists.
+ What I most cherish is the observation of the
movement of colors. Only in this have I found
the laws of those simultaneous and complementary
color contrasts that nourish the actual rhythm
of my vision. In this I find the actual essence,
an essence which is not born out of an a priori
system or theory.
+ I am interested in the creation of space through
colour contrasts rather than through simple shading
of light and dark.
+ The most important thing for me is the direct
observation of nature in its light-filled existence.