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Art of the Day – 7/17/13 (Ad Parnassum, Paul Klee)

17 Jul

Daily Artwork — “Ad Parnassum, Paul Klee, 1932”

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1932 — Ad PArnassum. Oil on Canvas. Expressionism style. Paul Klee (1879 – 1940). Zentrum Paul Klee  Bern, Germany.

“This painting, considered Klee’s masterpiece, is an example of Klee’s masterful skill with color. Small blocks of shifting colors float through the background, set in place with a thick black outline, evincing the idea of a building or a house. It is also the finest example of Klee’s ability in pointillism and technical ability as an artist. As an artist with great skill with color, he was also a great teacher at color mixing and theory. He wrote his great treatise, a collection of lectures, entitled Writings on Form and Design Theory, which is considered one of the most influential writings in modern art.” (WikiPaintings)
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