Presentation on theme: "Fig Tree (Values & Hues)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fig Tree (Values & Hues) Paul KleeFig Tree(Values & Hues)
2 Southern 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.
4 Dream 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.
5 Color 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).
6 Ancient 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).