Klee – Susanna Partsch

Klee – Susanna Partsch

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Thinking eye: A unique language of symbols literature and light With meticulous theories and many thousands of paintings drawings and watercolors Paul Klee (1879-1940)is considered one of the mostcerebral 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 color and tonality.Klee s stylistic formation was shaped by early affiliation with the German expressionist groupDer Blaue Reiterand in particular by a 1914 trip to Tunisia which transformed his use of color. After the war he taught at the esteemedBauhaus school where his lectures like his emerging practice emphasized the symbolic potential of shade line and geometry. Klee was also inspired byCubism poetry music literature language and the simplistic power ofchildren s art. Famed for his simple stick figures he often combined the appearance of untutored naivety with rigorous composition and intellectual significance.This book provides a selection of key Klee works to introduce his style and influence. From sun-drenched landscapes to enigmatic wordplay discover a world at once simplistic symbolic and dazzlingly colorful. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN s Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions