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Picture by Paul Klee depicting a ballet scene


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#1 Lynette H

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:21 AM

There is a large exhibition of Paul Klee's work running at Tate Modern in London. In among the many abstracts are some cartoon-like works. I was particularly struct by one from 1922/23 called "Main scene from the Ballet 'The False Oath'"". 

 

I found an image of this Klee work here

 

http://www.bridgeman...922-w-c-and-ink

 

 

 

Does anyone know more about this ballet and who made or performed in it ?  What would Klee have been seeing in the 1920s in Germany ?




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