Arnulf Rainer

Arnulf Rainer

The principles of my works... are the extinction of expression, permanent covering and contemplative tranquillity... My ideal is the completely dark picture, full of some overwhelming silence.More Arnulf Rainer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only the four corners of the background remained. It was terribly difficult to fix my eyes on all of them at the same time. My experience was that the most difficult thing of all in art is painting in all four corners at the same time.More Arnulf Rainer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have settled down in this border area; I am trying to find distinct standards of shape, and I long to experience, formulate, and evoke this dark, heavy, tranquillity.More Arnulf Rainer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the 'total overpaintings' developed... through incessant reworking. The original motif peeped through the edges. Gradually it vanished completely.More Arnulf Rainer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... I felt like a new man; but I was disappointed with the photographic documentation because I still saw always the old self.More Arnulf Rainer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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