Paul Klee paintings are key elements in the rise of modern art and his career included several different styles from the new 20th century art movements which Paul Klee helped to develop. The artist also produced thousands of drawings and etchings as well.
This was a Swiss German modern artist who came to prominence in the early 20th century at a time when there was great development occuring within the European art scene which was to continue to attract new ideas that contrasted to traditional thinking which was starting to look old-fashioned and out of touch with modern society.
The artist's paintings have been classified within several different related movements including expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.
You will from the photos of his work that this artist offered a skillful approach to colour and this was the main skill of the artist, who went to the extreme lengths of researching and publishing papers on the theory of colour.
Several of his abstract works rely almost entirely on his colour selections and these are amongst his most popular paintings.
The nature of abstract art means that will little detail there is a huge importance laid in the use of colour combinations.
Paul Klee was an incredibly proilific artist who created over 10,000 art works over his 40-year career, which is more than almost any other artist in history.
Amongst his media were the oil paintings as mentioned here, plus also large numbers of drawings and etchings which have also since attracted interest for those looking into his career in more detail than they had previously done.
Paul Klee received his training from the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich and went onto to feature in the art movements of Expressionism, Bauhaus and Surrealism.
www.Paul-Klee.org covers all of his finest paintings from a long and distinguished career and also offers inciteful information on the life of the artist himself whose legacy remains strong even today.