Wilhelm Lehmbruck

German sculptor (1881-1919)

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (January 4 1881March 29 1919) was a German sculptor.

Sculpture is the essence of things, the essence of nature, that which is perpetually human.

QuotesEdit

  • Every work of art must retain something from the first days of creation, something of the smell of earth, or one could even say: something animate.
    • As quoted in The Art of Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1972) by Reinhold Heller
  • Sculpture is the essence of things, the essence of nature, that which is perpetually human.
    • As quoted in Expressionism (2004) by Norbert Wolf and Uta Grosenick, p. 64

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