Paul Klee: His Work and Thought
by Marcel Franciscono
University of Chicago Press, 1991
Cloth: 978-0-226-25990-1
Library of Congress Classification N6888.K55F7 1991
Dewey Decimal Classification 760.092

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Marcel Franciscono offers an exhaustive historical and critical study of Klee's artistic personality and thought. Drawing extensively on documentation published since 1940, Franciscono highlights the extraordinary range of artistic, literary, and philosophical speculation Klee brought to his work. The portrait that emerges is one of a great comic artist, an ironist whose most characteristic pictures pit beauty of form and color against the dubious nature of things, yet one whose satiric depictions of everyday life extend to the most rarified evocations of nature.

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