«One must be able to think in colors and forms as one is able to think in terms and thoughts.»

Rudolph Steiner

Visual Arts

Lectures of Rudolf Steiner

Blackboard drawing "Science and Arts", 1911

Steiner’s artistic presence is to be found in the blackboard drawings from the lectures he held between 1919 and 1924. These drawings were made publicly accessible for the first time in 1999 through a travelling exhibition. From that time, they have been widely associated with the visual arts.


Rudolf Steiner’s lectures and articles on visual arts have been summarized in a number of collections: