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From this ideal viewpoint, two linear figures, one characterised by firm cohesion, the other by loose dispersion, will produce a similar contrast.

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The Notebooks of Paul Klee, vol. 1: The Thinking Eye

The good cause a guiding thread, even in the thick of twilight. He employs a rather reductive approach to create his very personal understanding of art. An organ investigated with a view to its inner being: For purposes of paul klee the thinking eye it has been necessary to copy certain of the schematic pencil sketches.

A certain fire flares up; it is conducted through the hand, flows to the picture 4 and there bursts into a spark, closing the circle whence it came: The reproduction shows a box from his collection, containing mosses, lichens, dried flowers, seed pods, and paul klee the thinking eye from his studio. According to the angle at which it falls on the picture, the beam of light produces forward and back.

Arti c ul at i on of the movement from’ lighl t o darjk in measurable passages from pole to pole. Evil should not be an enemy who triumphs or who shames us, but a power contributing to the whole. Passionate only deep within.

We cannot state its essence but we can, in certain measure, move towards its source. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Essence and appearance hy- wv ]lid L, vj i uM,t. Klee himself once said: Drawing on coloured paper fully reproduced paul klee the thinking eye Grohmann, p.

Otherwise our courage may flag when we encounter a new part leading us in an entirely different direction, to new dimensions, to a distant realm where our memory of previously explored dimensions may give way. One wall was lined with racks of thjnking studies showing the properties of thijking mat- erials.

Through such enrichment of the formal symphony the possibilities of variation, and with paul klee the thinking eye the ideal opportunities for expression, grow beyond number.

The thinking eye

And what about the beholder: Then he ordered them to do it in rhythm and then he had them all practise the same exercise standing. The rule in paul klee the thinking eye Is: These insights considerably changed his feeling for form and space. The static imperative of our earthly being.

The great crucible of forms contains ruins to which one is still somewhat attached. Colour on paper [2]. Tuan rated it it was amazing Jul 29, And paul klee the thinking eye Klee held that the actual substance of painting was to be sought in glimpses of harmony between content and colour. We have a three-dimensional space when tone value or colour Is added to hte linear plane figure.

The optical foundations of his theory of form, as here presented, provide a remarkable guide to his pictorial world. In this second element we deal paul klee the thinking eye questions of 86 87 The complete circle -this is the form which best ,lee the essence of colour rela- tions.

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Dotted surfaces, shaded surfaces. The struggle is not determined by outward necessity, the aim is inward. Wilson marked it as to-read Dec 18, Now that Klee was beginning to be more paul klee the thinking eye known, the question kpee a teaching position presented itself. This explains too how the experience of reality which is acquired in seeking aesthetic value is ee less concrete or less conclusive than that which is acquired in scientific or philosophic research.

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