Paul Klee: A Powerful Intellect With a Child’s Heart

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To a casual observer, Paul Klee looks out from every photograph with a dour expression. He was German-Swiss, and he looks it. He had a penetrating stare, and he is always shown with his lips tightly pursed. Upon closer inspection, … Continue reading

Qi Baishi, “Spontaneity”, and Abstract Art

Chinese schools of calligraphy and watercolor painting give the art viewer examples of works that have an apparent spontaneity, a factor that many people connect with various styles of abstract art. One of the most prominent of Chinese artists in … Continue reading