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Variations (Progressive Motif)  1927

by Paul Klee

Klee gridded this small canvas in such a way that the design looks like slightly irregular graph paper or a pattern of parquetry boards. Due to a variation in the same motif—horizontally striped, light blue squares on the outside versus ivory-shaded ones with diagonal and crisscross lines toward the center—there emerges a subtly patterned image that anticipates Minimalist ...
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