Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
только в названии
только в тексте
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
In their books: Copland: 1900 through 1942 and Copland: Since 1943, Aaron Copland and Vivian Perlis give a detailed account of the life of one of Amer...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Marijuana is a drug that has been used for thousands of years. Marijuana was used in ancient China, as far back as 5 B.C. The Incan?s and Mayan?s used...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The legalization of marijuana is one of the most highly debated about subjects facing Americans today. Advocates of legalization use two major argumen...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
This investment in science gave the nineteenth century society the discovery of light waves and radio waves, the electric motors, the first photograph...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

Paul Klee Essay, Research Paper

Paul Klee

Death and Fire


Paul Klee was a Swiss-born painter born in 1879. He grew up in a musical family and played the violin. Layer, after much hesitation, he choose to study art. In 1900, he attended the Munich Academy. Klee went to Switzerland in 1933 where he came down with the crippling collagen disease scleroderma. His disease forced him to develop a simpler style of art, and eventually killed him in 1940.

Klee s late works were often reflections on death war. You see this in his 1940 work Death and Fire. He uses dark, heavy lines in this painting to represent death. He uses various types of lines, including: vertical, horizontal, and some curved lines. In his painting, Klee uses all geometric shapes and one organic shape. He has one rectangle and four circles. His organic shape is the shape of the skull in the middle of the painting. Besides Klee s use of lines in the painting, color is also very important. He uses neutral colors (black, white, and gray) to bring out the coldness, or death, in the painting. He also uses the warm colors (red, yellow, and orange) to bring out the fire and they add some excitement to the painting.

Klee emphasizes the skull in his painting by putting it in the middle of the painting. He also makes the skull stick out by using contrast. He does this by making the skull itself white with a thick, black outline to it. The whole painting has the same texture as the heavy, dark lines go throughout all of his painting.

To me, the meaning of Paul Klee s Death and Fire is about dying slowly. I believe this is because of both, the painting and the title of it. The skull in the fire, to me, represents someone dying slowly of anything (not just fire). I think that Klee made this work of art because of how he felt from his disease. His disease killed him slowly (7 years) and he made this painting the same year that he died.

Overall, I think that Klee s Death and Fire is very well done. I think that he used line and color very nicely. You are also able to tell what he was expressing in the painting. I like how he used the warm colors, but added the neutrals to balance it out. Even though only a couple of elements and principles are clearly expressed, his painting is not at all original. That is what makes me like Klee s painting.



– burstnet.com

– sackville.ednet.ns.ca/art/gallery/exhibit/abstract

Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Four Play Summaries Essay Research Paper Play

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Four Play Summaries Essay, Research Paper Play summary #1- One ... flew over the cuckoo’s nest. Briefly Summarize the play ... kill him, and get the other prisoners to escape. Play ... at the next days paper, he relaxes, only ...
  2. Kyle Essay Research Paper One day when

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Kyle Essay, Research Paper One day, when I was ... if he wanted to play football on Saturday with ... serious muscles with this pile of books everyday!” He ... on a football scholarship. Kyle was valedictorian of our class ... puts us all in each other’s lives to impact ...
  3. Paul Bernardo 2 Essay Research Paper Paul

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Paul Bernardo 2 Essay, Research Paper Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka ... evidence. Paul had not only written descriptions of each Scarborough rape ... . When they planned to kill Kristen French, they had ... way so that they could kill her, and still spend Easter ...
  4. Mocking Bird Essay Research Paper To kill

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Mocking Bird Essay, Research Paper To kill a mockingbird Harper Lee This book ... heart-warming. The towns people pull together to help Novalee go ...
  5. Insanity Plea Opening Essay Research Paper Academic

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... Plea Opening Essay, Research Paper Academic English Tuesday, Decembor 5, 2000 Insanity Plea Well ... of anger and confusion to kill, kill, kill. This was a man ... lawyers tried the insanity plea out during his case. ... of how the insanity plea should be taken out ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0015590190887451