Stock Image

Paul Klee; His Life and Work

Cantz, Hatje

17 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 3775710027 / ISBN 13: 9783775710022
Published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2001
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 16, 2005 Seller Rating 3-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 216.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Bound in publishers original orange cloth with title and author impressed to cover and spine. Dust jacket spine is sunned, otherwise fine. 390 illustrations throughout, 135 in full color. Includes essays by Jürgen Glaesemer, Carolyn Lanchner, Ann Temkin, and O.K. Werckmeister, as well as an artist bibliography and exhibition history (1906-1986). Bookseller Inventory # 9016669

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Paul Klee; His Life and Work

Publisher: Museum of Modern Art, New York

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: near fine

Edition: 1st.

About this title

Synopsis:

Fitting Paul Klee's extraordinary oeuvre into book form is certainly a complex endeavor--Klee's diverse body of work is always opening itself up to new interpretations, and has escaped classification under the aegis of any particular style, group, or movement. This monograph achieves this feat by offering Klee in all his uniqueness, never attempting to subject the artist and his work to one interpretation. Here we see Klee's organically developed and open-ended art, which sought inspiration everywhere and in turn inspired so many in all areas of the arts. Fairytale lyricism and grotesque satire, tender jesting and very real horror, profound mysticism and sober romanticism all coexist in Klee's images. These works radiate a variety and creative energy that is rarely seen in such profusion. Paul Klee: Life and Work presents a comprehensive selection of paintings and other images, documented in nearly 500 color and black-and-white images, alongside essays that explore the artist's life and offer surprising insights into his work.

Review:

...takes up the case for one of modernism’s least appreciated talents--a musician, writer, and painter of genius. -- talk magazine, May 2001

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Our shop is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis at 250 3rd Avenue North. We stock over 75,000 used, rare, and out of print books and thousands of antiquarian prints and maps as well as more than 20,000 used classical and jazz records. The address of our web page is www.Lauriebooks.com.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Returnable for any reason. Reciprocal discounts to dealers.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer