Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Cathedrals In The Air

Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781 - 1841) - Cathedral Towering Over A Town, 1813

Casper David Friedrich (1774-1840) - The Ruins at Eldena, c. 1825

'We seek the absolute everywhere and only ever find things.'

Novalis (Baron Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg)

Verso I

Paul Klee (1879-1940): The King of Chromatic Fantasies

Composition VIII, 1923

Cat and Bird, 1928

Fire in the Evening, 1929

Contemplating, 1938

'Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour. Color and I are one. I am a painter.'

Paul Klee