„I have taught – until 10 years ago – for nearly 40 years, that is almost half of my life. And when I think that over – now afterwards -, I come to a surprising conclusion, namely that I did not teach arts as such, but philosophy and psychology of art.“

Fonte: Homage to the square' (1964), p. 459

Última atualização 4 de Junho de 2020. História
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