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Paul Klee, ‘Nicht endend (Never ending)’, 1930, Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
Paul Klee, ‘Nicht endend (Never ending)’, 1930, Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
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Paul Klee

Nicht endend (Never ending), 1930

Etching on paper
7 × 5 1/8 in
17.8 × 13 cm
Edition of 43
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
New York
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About the work
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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right: Klee Dated and numbered lower right: 1930K10
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Copyright Moeller Fine Art, 2018
Paul Klee
German, 1879–1940
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Known for his unique pictorial language and innovative teachings at the Bauhaus, Paul Klee had far-reaching influence on 20th-century modernism. In an early attempt to master color, he associated himself with the group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), working closely with friend and future Bauhaus colleague Wassily Kandinsky. While engaged with artistic theory, Klee also admired children’s art, wanting his own style to be similarly unaffected. And his dream-like pictures made him popular with the Surrealists, though he never officially became one. Klee’s work can be humorous, his fantastic drawn subjects conveying a playful sense of absurdity, as with his famous Twittering Machine (1922). Later in his career, he began to build up thicker painted surfaces and simplify his compositions, replacing precise line-work with fewer, bolder forms. Klee’s art and lessons on color theory would greatly impact later generations of artists, including, significantly, the Abstract Expressionists and Color Field painters.

Paul Klee, ‘Nicht endend (Never ending)’, 1930, Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
Paul Klee, ‘Nicht endend (Never ending)’, 1930, Moeller Fine Art Ltd.
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About the work
Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right: Klee Dated and numbered lower right: 1930K10
Image rights
Copyright Moeller Fine Art, 2018
Paul Klee
German, 1879–1940
Follow

Known for his unique pictorial language and innovative teachings at the Bauhaus, Paul Klee had far-reaching influence on 20th-century modernism. In an early attempt to master color, he associated himself with the group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), working closely with friend and future Bauhaus colleague Wassily Kandinsky. While engaged with artistic theory, Klee also admired children’s art, wanting his own style to be similarly unaffected. And his dream-like pictures made him popular with the Surrealists, though he never officially became one. Klee’s work can be humorous, his fantastic drawn subjects conveying a playful sense of absurdity, as with his famous Twittering Machine (1922). Later in his career, he began to build up thicker painted surfaces and simplify his compositions, replacing precise line-work with fewer, bolder forms. Klee’s art and lessons on color theory would greatly impact later generations of artists, including, significantly, the Abstract Expressionists and Color Field painters.

Paul Klee

Nicht endend (Never ending), 1930

Etching on paper
7 × 5 1/8 in
17.8 × 13 cm
Edition of 43
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
New York
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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