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Hans Hofmann painting on the dunes, 1943 Summer session at the Chouinard School of Art, San Pedro, CA, 1932 Students working from the model, circa 1950s Cleaning brushes, circa 1950s “He had a real joy of life. That was as important as anything I learned about painting.” ­Irvin Kershner
Critique, Provincetown Outdoor critique, Provincetown 1956 Hofmann teaching a group of students, including Robert De Niro, Sr. (at left, in white shirt) Demonstration at easel Hofmann illustrates the difference placement makes in an abstract composition
Hofmann students, circa 1950s Hofmann at work The Hofmanns at home in Provincetown Hofmann in his studio Hofmann in 1963
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“Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is
the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced. ” -Hans Hofmann
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