Paul Klee Quotes

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Make chance essential.
— Paul Klee
Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see.
— Paul Klee
Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

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Art doesn't reproduce the visible but rather makes it visible.
— Paul Klee

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Be winged arrows, aiming at fulfillment and goal, even though you will tire without having reached the mark.

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The more horrifying this world becomes the more art becomes abstract; while a world at peace produces realistic art.
— Paul Klee
To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.

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My hand is entirely the instrument of more distant spheres. Nor is it my head that functions in my work; it is something else.
— Paul Klee
Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.
— Paul Klee
The artist's eye should always be turned in upon his inner life, and his ear should be always alert for the voice of inward necessity. This is the only way of giving expression to what the mystic vision commands.