Matthew Israel
Dec 14, 2012 2:45PM

Currently mulling over this quote I read this morning in Design as Art (Bruno Munari): "The basic teaching error of the academy was that of directing its attention towards genius rather than the average." The quote is oddly credited to "Bauhaus," but I'm wondering who authored it specifically? Also, Munari starts his book with another interesting quote from Maxim Gorky: "An artist is a man who digests his own subjective impressions and knows how to find a general objective meaning in them, and how to express them in a convincing form."

Matthew Israel
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