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EXCERPT 1 Overview in Bullet Points
~ Born and died: 1879 - 1940, Switzerland
~ German father; Swiss mother; a musical family; both parents professional musicians.
~ Education: Munich Academy, Munich, Germany
~ served in German Army WWI
~ Painter-Printmaker: 1903 - 1940
~ Art Movements: Expressionism, Abstract Art, Surrealism
~ Painting Schools: Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), Bauhaus
~ Inspired by: Norwegian painter Edvard Munch
~ Instructor at Bauhaus School plus writer and lecturer on Modern Art.
~ considered a child prodigy violinist.
~ Designated by Nazis as Degenerate Artist so they could seize and sell his art work for their own war coffers.
EXCERPT 2 Klee & Kandinsky
~ In 1911, Klee returned to Munich, where he had been educated. He joined the German Expressionist group called Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).
~ The group was founded by Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc in 1911.
~ Klee and Kandinsky became lifelong friends. Kandinsky was the elder. They both subsequently taught at the Bauhaus School.
~ Klee had worked in isolation until meeting Kandinsky. Kandinsky gave him the encouragement he needed.
~ Klee was also influenced by the Cubists: Picasso, Braque, and the abstract translucent color planes of Robert Delaunay.