Paul Klee: 20th century swiss painting
Posted on April 4, 2011
Paul Klee was a very skillful colorist and knew how to use line properly. He had a immense ability with formal creation. Music inspired him, and made him one of the most poetic artistis of the 20th century. He was a teacher at the Bauhaus school.
Landscape and the yellow church tower
“Color has taken possession of me; no longer do I have to chase after it, I know that it has hold of me forever. That is the significance of this blessed moment. Color and I are one. I am a painter.”
“Art does not reproduce the visible, it makes visible.”
Highway and Byways
The background is extremely thorouly planned in order to receive such a powerful “foreground”: the golden fish, whose colours are correct enough to make him shine alone in the painting.