Der Blaue Reiter on Form

Category : Art · No Comments · by Nov 23rd, 2017

“And so as a last conclusion, it must be established that it is not most important whether the form is personal, national, or has style; whether or not it is in accordance with the major contemporary movements; whether or not it is related to many or few other forms; whether or not it stands completely by itself: but rather the most important thing in the question of form is whether or not the form has grown out of the inner necessity. The greater the epoch is–that is, the greater (quantitatively and qualitatively) the strivings toward the spiritual are–the richer in number the forms become.”

From “On the Problem of Form”: