Review of Paul Klee: L’IRONIE À L’ŒUVRE (Irony at Work)

“Angelus novus” (1920) Oil and watercolor on paper on card 31,8 x 24,2 cm The Israel Museum, Jérusalem

Paul Klee, Swiss, 1879 -1940 Angelus Novus, 1920 Oil transfer and watercolor on paper, 318 x 242 mm Gift of Fania and Gershom Scholem, Jerusalem, John Herring, Marlene and Paul Herring, Jo-Carole and Ronald Lauder, New York Collection The Israel Museum, Jerusalem B87.0994 פאול קלה, שווייצי, פעל בשווייץ ובגרמניה, 1879–1940 אנגלוס נובוס, 1920 צבעי-שמן בהעברה וצבעי-מים על נייר, 318 X 242 מ”מ מתנת פניה וגרשם שלום, ירושלים; ג’ון הרינג, מרלן ופול הרינג, וג’ו-קרול ורונלד לאודר, ניו-יורק B87.0994

Hyperallergic art review of Paul Klee: L’IRONIE À L’ŒUVRE (Irony at Work) at the Centre Pompidou

The Tender Playfulness of Paul Klee

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About josephnechvatal

Since 1986 Joseph Nechvatal has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information, computers and computer-robotics. His computer-robotic assisted paintings and computer software animations are shown regularly in galleries and museums throughout the world. From 1991-1993 he worked as artist-in-resident at the Louis Pasteur Atelier and the Saline Royale / Ledoux Foundation’s computer lab in Arbois, France on The Computer Virus Project: an experiment with computer viruses as a creative stratagem. In 2002 he extended that artistic research into the field of viral artificial life through his collaboration with the programmer Stéphane Sikora. Dr. Nechvatal earned his Ph.D. in the philosophy of art and new technology at The Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA) University of Wales College, Newport, UK and occasionally teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City (SVA). His book of essays “Towards an Immersive Intelligence: Essays on the Work of Art in the Age of Computer Technology and Virtual Reality (1993-2006)” was published by Edgewise Press in 2009. In 2011 his book “Immersion Into Noise” was published by the University of Michigan Library’s Scholarly Publishing Office in conjunction with Open Humanities Press http://openhumanitiespress.org/immersion-into-noise.html. You can follow him on Twitter at @twinkletwink Homepage here: http://www.nechvatal.net
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