Ancient Sound

Paul Klee, Ancient Sound Abstract on Black 1925
oil on cardboard 38 x 38.5cm, Kunstsammlung, Basel

There is something so humble and modest and true about Klee, and his work speaks to something I find difficult to express in words.  I feel this way about Arshille Gorky as well.  Their works remind me of the primacy of my own language as a painter, and the inner dialogue that runs beneath the working process and the creative act itself.


About Melanie

Artist with penchant for art history. Knit-addicted maker of things. Finished a phD thesis on eighteenth-century art. Love for mythology, folklore, music, stories, the trivial, random and accidental. I frequently contradict myself.
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