29 April 2015 // Stefanie Barz //Berlin
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MUSICAL PAINTINGS #2 / Paul Klee
The allround German artist Paul Klee (1879-1940), who had been musically gifted and interested even before he started with painting, produced a versatile range of expressionistic works – from cubism to surrealism, yet highly individual. His pictures allude to dreams and poetry and are preferably reasoned by musical analogy; they are his visualized art theories. Terms of music such as polyphony – the simultaneous texture of two or more independent melodies – blend in his artistic intention of combining different themes to a organic interwoven totality. Like this, Klee aims to balance between constructional thinking and his intuition.