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Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 – 2000)


Born Friedrich Stowasser, was an Austrian painter, architect, and sculptor.
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Friedensreich Hundertwasser
The line I trace with my feet walking to the museum is more important and more beautiful than the lines I find there hung up on the walls.
Hundertwasser quotes
Today we live in a chaos of straight lines, in a jungle of straight lines. If you do not believe this, take the trouble to count the straight lines which surround you. Then you will understand, for you will never finish counting.
Hundertwasser
The straight line is godless.




Everyone should be able to build, and as long as this freedom to build does not exist, the present-day planned architecture cannot be considered art at all.
Hundertwasser Friedensreich
Only when architect, bricklayer and tenant are a unity, or one and the same person, can we speak of architecture. Everything else is not architecture, but a criminal act which has taken on form.
There are no evils in Nature, there are only evils of Man.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser
A person in a rented apartment must be able to lean out of his window and scrape off the masonry within arm's reach. And he must be allowed to take a long brush and paint everything outside within arm's reach. So that it will be visible from afar to everyone in the street that someone lives there who is different from the imprisoned, enslaved, standardised man who lives next door.
We must at last put a stop to having people move into their quarters like chickens and rabbits into their coops.
Hundertwasser
The arts should be positive,free,romantic,beautiful,something like a jewel,something which you cannot do without.
Hundertwasser Friedensreich
Visual pollution is more poisonous than any other pollution because it kills the soul.
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