Paul Klee  (Swiss, 1879-1940) 

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Paul Klee Biography
1879   Born: December 18, Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
1898 - 1901   Studied in Munich with Heinrich Knirr, then at the Kunstakademie under Franz von Stuck
1911   Met Alexej Jawlensky, Vasily Kandinsky, August Macke, Franz Marc, and other avant-garde figures
1914   Helped found the Neue Münchner Secession
1920   Appointed to the faculty of the Bauhaus
1924   The Blaue Vier, consisting of Lyonel Feininger, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, and Klee, was founded
1921 - 1926   Taught at the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany
1926 - 1931   Taught at the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany
1931   Taught at the Akademie, Düsseldorf, Germany
1933   Forced by the Nazis to leave his position in Düsseldorf
1940   Died: June 29, Muralto-Locarno, Switzerland
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Paperweight, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
2007   Klang im Bild, Opelvillen, Russelsheim
2006   Picasso to Pop: Aspects of Modern Art, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
2005   Group Show, Galleria Torbandena, Trieste
2004   Der Blaue Reiter, Geschichte und Ideen, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
2003   Masterworks from El Greco to Picasso in the Phillips Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2002   "Nur Fabre" Galerie Thomas, Munich
2001   Works on Paper, Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
2000   Mensura, Galeria Emma Molina, Garza Garcia, NL
1999   Masterprints, Galerie nachst St. Stephan - Rosemaire Schwarzwalden, Vienna
1979   Paul Klee: Das Werk der Jahre 1919-1933, Gemalde, Handzeichnungen, Druckgraphik, Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany
1974   Homage à Schönberg, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
1973   Paul Klee: The Bauhaus Years, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (solo)
1967   Paul Klee: A Retrospective, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
1967   Paul Klee, Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
1963   Paul Klee in Review, The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
1956 - 1957   Paul Klee, Hamburger Kunstverein, Germany (solo)
1956   Paul Klee, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1940   Klee exhibition, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1937   Entartete Kunst, Dessau, Germany
1935   Klee exhibitions, Bern and Basel, Switzerland (solo)
1930   Museum of Modern Art, New York
1925   Galerie Vavin-Raspail, Paris, France; Galerie Pierre, Paris, France
1924   Société Anonyme, New York
1920   Paul Klee: Retrospective, Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich, Germany
1913   Erste deutsche Herbstsalon, Der Sturm Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1912   Second Blaue Reiter exhibition, Galerie Hans Goltz, Munich, Germany
1911   Moderne Galerie, Munich, Germany
1910   Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland; Kunsthaus, Zurich (solo)
1906   Munich Secession, Germany