Current Location:
Lake Ontario Hall -> 1st Floor (LOH)
Location Notes:
LOH; 1st fl., Rm 174

Abstract by Paul Klee

Artwork
Identifier:
2004.356.1
Artist:
Paul Klee
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Description:
An abstract image with various colorful geometric shapes.
Historical Context:
Paul Klee was a Swiss painter of German origin. His style was influenced by the Expressionist, Surrealist, and Cubist art movements. A master of color theory, Klee went on the write a book on the topic. Childlike perspectives, personal moods and beliefs, and music are often themes that appear in his artwork. Klee was good friends with Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky. They both taught at the Bauhaus School of Art and Architecture. Klee died in June of 1940.