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Paul Klee: Life and Work



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This beautiful and affordable volume offers high-quality reproductions and the latest biographical information on Paul Klee, who helped pave the way for Modernism. Readers of this book will find much to discover and relish in Paul Klee's art. Several lavish reproductions of his iconic works, as well as those that are more rarely exhibited, are featured alongside in-depth biographical information that looks beyond his many artistic achievements to explore the life and times of the man himself. Never-before-published photographs of Klee and his circle, as well as entertaining and enlightening anecdotes, offer a multifaceted perspective on a groundbreaking artist and the events that helped shape his colourful, imaginative work. AUTHOR: Boris Friedewald is an art historian and the author of Bauhaus, Dali's Moustaches, A Butterfly Journey: Maria Sibylla Merian, Picasso's Animals, and Women Photographers (all by Prestel). He lives in Berlin. SELLING POINTS: . Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) was a Swiss German artist who was influenced by Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. He is known for his use of colour and his writings on colour theory. He was a member of Der Blaue Reiter group which was founded by Kandinsky. An accomplished musician, Klee also taught at the Bauhaus school with Kandinsky. His work appears in museums around the world. . This book features Klee's iconic paintings and lesser-known masterpieces. 163 illustrations

Product code: 9783791385051

ISBN 9783791385051
No. Of Pages 192
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H241xW197xS18
Publisher Prestel