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On modern art /

by Klee, Paul [author]; Findlay, Paul [translator.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Faber paper covered editions: Edition: [New ed.].Description: 55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.ISBN: 0571066828; 9780571066827.Other title: Paul Klee on modern art.Uniform titles: Über die moderne Kunst. English.Subject(s): Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 | Painting -- Philosophy | Art -- Philosophy | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Art, Modern -- Philosophy | Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century | Modernism (Art) | Art, ModernOnline resources: Publisher description Summary: This book contains the essence of Klee's philosophy of painting and is probably the finest, clearest description of abstract art as understood by the creator and not the critic. Klee's genius as a guide was to transform exact scientific observation - which event he layman can grasp - into inspired imaginative interpretations of the human mind and the symbolic patterns it makes of the natural world.
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Translation of Über die moderne Kunst, translated by Paul Findlay.

This book contains the essence of Klee's philosophy of painting and is probably the finest, clearest description of abstract art as understood by the creator and not the critic. Klee's genius as a guide was to transform exact scientific observation - which event he layman can grasp - into inspired imaginative interpretations of the human mind and the symbolic patterns it makes of the natural world.

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