First day of sale: 13.01.2016
DIE ENGEL VON PAUL KLEE/
PAUL KLEE’S ANGELS
112 pages with ca. 50 4/c illustrations
18,5 cm x 14 cm, Autumn 2011
Angels Are Always Welcome
Paul Klee’s angels are as precious artworks as gentle companions – here almost 50 images of his angels are gathered in a wonderful gift book.
His entire life Paul Klee has been painting angels. The author Boris Friedewald describes their creation and their meaning in Paul Klee’s life work: from the Christ child, Paul Klee painted at the age of five, to the cheerful and witty angels like the “forgetful” angel up to the famous “Angelus novus” who accompanied Walter Benjamin into exile and the “doubting angel”, Paul Klee draw the year he died.
Boris Friedewald’s stimulating and easy to read text introduces us to the meaning of angels in Paul Klee’s oeuvre and to the artist’s biography.
A wonderful book to give away or read on your own every now and then.
Rights sold to: Arcadia Books (English World)
Boris Friedewald (*1969) works as art historian and lives in Berlin.