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Birthday of Paul KleeDecember 18
By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Paul Klee was born in Switzerland on this day in 1879. His father was a music teacher and his mother liked to draw. Their talented son became a violinist and an artist. His paintings reflect his enchantment with aspects of Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Klee's love of bright colors and playful images are showcased in paintings of nature and city life.
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Sample the art of Paul Klee by visiting PaulKlee.com.
Paul Klee's most famous statement about art is: "Art does not reproduce the visible. It renders it visible." But he had many other savvy and often witty things to say about the craft he perfected. Which is your favorite?
"A drawing is simply a line going for a walk."