Month: April 2022
Pissarro’s unforgettable conversation
When the Prussian Army marched on Paris in 1870, Camille Pissarro started packing up his family’s belongings and shuttering their house in Louveciennes, a small town near the capital. He could hear the rumble of artillery in the distance. It would be safer to move away than to stay.
Decoding the mysterious art of Paul Klee
Unlike Picasso, Paul Klee doesn’t suffer from being taken way too seriously. But maybe it’s time his ideas carried more weight. Klee’s Bauhaus lecture notes contain over 1,200 pages of personal research into color, shape, and pattern that are among the most detailed in art history.