Prints by Paul Klee at SFMOMA

So while Editor-in-Chief John Kim and I made a lovely Sunday excursion to the city, we stopped at SFMOMA to check out the Paul Klee prints that were just added. Klee was a Swiss-German painter known for his expressionist, surrealist, and cubist works.

What struck me about his work is that he started out with highly detailed works in the 1920’s, yet switched to more abstract linear pieces later in his career. Although this could be due to his move from etchings to lithograph, this shift is most likely attributed to a change in style, perhaps having to do with sentiments regarding WWI.

Among my favorite pieces are Nicht endend (Not ending) and Zerstorung und Hoffnung (Destruction and Hope). I highly enjoy the expressionist works that he created which to some may seem like mere scribbles, yet to me reflect a deeper meaning of art. Here are some pieces from the exhibit:

All photographs by the author.

The Paul Klee prints will be on display until January 16, so be sure to check them out, along with all the other wonderful works of art at SFMOMA as well.

Danielle Ciappara
BARE Reporter

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