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Adolph Gottlieb

Adolph Gottlieb in East Hampton
Born (1903-03-14)March 14, 1903
New York City
Died March 4, 1974(1974-03-04) (aged 70)
New York City
Nationality American
Known for Painting, sculpture
Movement Abstract expressionist

I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.
Adolph Gottlieb
I never use nature as a starting point. I never abstract from nature; I never consciously think of nature when I paint.
Adolph Gottlieb
When I work, I'm thinking in terms of purely visual effects and relations, and any verbal equivalent is something that comes afterwards. But it's inconceivable to me that I could experience things and not have them enter into my painting.
Adolph Gottlieb
I use color in terms of emotional quality, as a vehicle for feeling… feeling is everything I have experienced or thought.
Adolph Gottlieb