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Title
Paul Klee, 1879-1940
Type
Text
Genre Form
biographies
Language
English
English
original (ger)
Translated from the German
Illustrative Content
illustrations
portraits
Classification
LCC: ND160 .P347 2015 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 759.9494 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2016439822
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
still image (Source: rdacontent)
Note
Includes translation
Summary
With careful theories and many thousands of paintings, drawings, and watercolors, Paul Klee (1879-1940)is considered one of the most cerebral and prolific leaders of 20th century European art. Though typically small in scale, his works are remarkable for their sophisticated thought and meticulous nuances of line, colour, and tonality. Klee s stylistic formation was shaped by early affiliation with the German expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter and, in particular, by a 1914 trip to Tunisia which transformed his use of color. After the war, he taught at the esteemed Bauhaus school, where his lectures, like his emerging practice, emphasized the symbolic potential of shades, lines, and geometries. Klee was also inspired by Cubism, poetry, music, literature, language, and the simplistic power of children's art.
Table Of Contents
Musician or painter
The househusband, from draughtsman to painter
The trip to Tunisia
The first world war
Bauhaus and Düsseldorf
"Struck from the list"
Paul Klee 1879-1940, life and work.
Intended Audience
adult
Authorized Access Point
Partsch, Susanna, Paul Klee, 1879-1940