Franz Marc Quote

I cannot get over the strange conflict between my estimation of their ideas [the artists of Italian Futurism] most of which I find brilliant and fruitful, and my view of the [their] pictures [he saw on the Walden exhibition in Berlin, Spring 2012], which strike me as, without a doubt, utterly mediocre.


In a letter to Kandinsky, ( 1912); as quoted in Movement, Manifesto, Melee: The Modernist Group, 1910-1914, Milton A. Cohen, Lexington Books, Sep 14, 2004, p. 309 (note 23)

Picture Quote 1

I cannot get over the strange conflict between my estimation of their ideas [the artists of Italian Futurism] most of which I find brilliant and...

Picture Quote 2

I cannot get over the strange conflict between my estimation of their ideas [the artists of Italian Futurism] most of which I find brilliant and...

Picture Quote 3

I cannot get over the strange conflict between my estimation of their ideas [the artists of Italian Futurism] most of which I find brilliant and...

Picture Quote 4

I cannot get over the strange conflict between my estimation of their ideas [the artists of Italian Futurism] most of which I find brilliant and...