Sunday, May 20, 2012

Klee's Contrasts

Paul Klee's 1924 composition makes use of the complementary colors blue and orange, with orange at the top, blue at the bottom, and gradations of mostly brown in between. The various geometric forms as well as the up- and down-pointing arrows give balance to the composition.

Paul Klee, Contrasts in the Evening (Blue and Orange)

Paul Klee, Contrasts in the Evening (Blue and Orange)


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