Presentation on theme: "Fig Tree (Values & Hues)"— Presentation transcript:
1Fig Tree (Values & Hues) Paul KleeFig Tree(Values & Hues)
2Southern GardenKlee’s paintings were often abstract compositions of color, whose subject could only be identified as representational by the inclusion of small, scattered, child-like images, such as the plants found here in Southern Garden.
4Dream CityKlee was initially a surrealist, part of a group of artists that were influenced by dreams.As he developed as an artist, his artworks became more abstract.
5Color was extremely important to Klee when painting Color was extremely important to Klee when painting. His works often showed a vast array of tints and shades (lights and darks of a color).
6Ancient SoundOne of the most recognizable features of Klee’s artworks was the almost gridlike way in which he broke up his pictures.Sometimes recognizable images were important; other times, it was the colors themselves which were his only concern (such as here).