Arnold Schönberg: Paintings Illustrated
Schönberg summarised what painting meant to him in the following words: " (...) it was really the same for me as composing. It gave me the chance to express myself, to convey my emotions, ideas and feelings; This is perhaps the key to understanding these paintings - or to failing to understand them. Anyone might have suffered as I have, anyone might have been attacked and abused - maybe worse than I have. I believe the feelings conveyed in my art could be appreciated by anyone and I think you either understand them or you don't. As I have already said, I have expressed myself in the same way as I do in music. I have never been very good at putting my feelings and emotions into words. I don't know whether this is the reason I have tried to do this with music and painting. Or the other way round: Because I have been able to express myself by these means, I haven't had the need for words (...)" This fascinating selection of works from Schönberg's portfolio, recently published by the Ar
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- Schönberg Arnold
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- An insight into Schönberg's creativity as an artist!