Presentation on theme: "Paul Klee Fig Tree (Values & Hues). Southern Garden Klees paintings were often abstract compositions of color, whose subject could only be identified."— Presentation transcript:
Paul Klee Fig Tree (Values & Hues)
Southern Garden Klees 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.
Dream City Klee 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.
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).
Ancient Sound One of the most recognizable features of Klees 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).