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S: Paul Klee

BC: By Carissa Carver Art Room 204 2011 Art Final

FC: Paul Klee

1: "A drawing is simply a line going for a walk." | "To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers." | Quotes from Paul Klee | http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/paul_klee.html

2: Paul Klee was born December 18, 1879 in Switzerland. He spent most of his adult life in Germany where he studied art (etching and drawing) under Heinrich Knirr at The Academy of Fine Arts Munich. | streamsandforests.wordpress.com | http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/klee/had_klee.htm

3: brandon-schaefer.deviantart.com | Klee was a very talented artist. He could play the violin as well.

4: Rising Sun | http://www.metmuseum.org/TOAH/hd/klee/hd_klee.htm

5: crfranke.wordpress.com | In 1908 Klee participated in the exhibitions mounted by the Munich and Berlin Secessions where he met Wassily Kandinsky. The two artists became life long friends. Kandinsky, being much older, served as a much needed supporter to the young artist, Paul Klee. | http://www.paul--klee.com/

6: favoritearts.info | Highway and Byways 1929

7: As a child, Klee was inspired by his parents. His mother was an amateur painter and his father was a music teacher. Klee showed both musical and artistic talents and interests growing up. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_inspired_Paul_Klee_to_become_an_artist

8: Twittering Machine 1922 | reproduction-gallery.com

9: "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." -Paul Klee 1914 | http://www.sai.msu.su/wm/paint/auth/klee/ | Paul Klee reproduction oil on canvas painting.

10: Zitronen | fontaineart.en.alibaba.com | Zitronen Paul Klee oil painting reproduction - genuine hand painted Other oil painting on canvas.

11: Klee was a Swiss painter whose personal, often humorous pieces included allusions, music, and poetry. As an adult artist, Klee was influenced by cubism (painting and/or sculpture developed in Paris in the early 20th century, characterized by the reduction and fragmentation of natural forms to abstract, often geometric sculptures). Klee was also drawn to the expressiveness of children's art. | http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cubism

12: le-boc-lounge.blogspot.com | During World War II Paul Klee's paintings were criticized and deemed as "degenerate" by Adolf Hitler. His artwork was removed from all public exhibits. | http://www.answers.com/topic/paul-klee

13: Cat and Bird | moma.org | 1928 | oil and ink gessoed canvas, mounted on wood

14: Senecio. | fontaineart.en.alibaba.com | 1922 Kunstmuseum, Basel

15: http://www.bonnibonifatius.de/klee.html | In 1914 Klee reached a turning point in his career as well as his life. The experience of visiting Tunisia and the wilted light of North Africa gave him a sense of color. Tunisia finally gave Klee the push he needed toward abstraction.

16: Klee's best known works include, Southern Gardens, The Twittering Machine, and Fish Magic.

17: artscellar.com | art.com

18: Works Cited | "Paul Klee Quotes - BrainyQuote." Famous Quotes at BrainyQuote. Web. 02 June 2011. . Paul Klee Biography. Web. 02 June 2011. . "Answers.com - What Inspired Paul Klee to Become an Artist." WikiAnswers - The Q&A Wiki. Web. 02 June 2011. . "WebMuseum: Klee, Paul." Sternberg Astronomical Institute. Web. 02 June 2011. .

19: "Cubism - Definition of Cubism by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia." Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary. Web. 02 June 2011. . "Paul Klee: Biography from Answers.com." Answers.com: Wiki Q&A Combined with Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Encyclopedias. Web. 02 June 2011. .

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