Paul Klee Lady Apart Custom Rug
This rug captures the details and character of the original painting by Paul Klee, making your rug a stunning work of art in its own right.
The original artwork is at The Museum of Modern Art in New York and you can have it as a minimalistic elegant rug in your very own home.
What sets our rugs apart is that they are the utmost respectful and truthful handcrafted translation of the masterpiece artworks they are based on.
- Technique options:
- Tibetan handknotted in 150 knots per square inch.
- Material: New Zealand wool
- Other options, included in the price: Semi-worsted wool, Linen and Tencel™
- Other options, not included in the price: Mohair, Silk. Please contact us if you are interested.
- We are always happy to advise the ideal material for your particular lifestyle and home settings.
- Delivery time: estimated 10 weeks. It will depend on factors such as the chosen technique and preferred rug size.
About the artist: Paul Klee
“In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.”
Swiss artist Paul Klee was born on December 18th, 1879. Art played a strong role since his childhood, particularly music. He studied in Munich, Germany, and later settled in Bern, Switzerland. After marrying pianist Lily Stumpf, they moved to Munich again. There he met great avant-garde artists, such as Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Marc and Macke, and successfully exposed his work.
During his travels, he gained revelatory insights and art influences. In Paris, he met Delaunay and became more familiar with Braque’s and Picasso’s work. In Tunisia, he fell in love with colour, making it a core point of his art afterwards.
Klee was a teacher at the acclaimed Bauhaus School from 1921 to 1936, both in Weimar and Dessau. During this time, he grew closer to Kandinsky and Feininger. His art was being recognized and exhibited in the United States and France, as well as Germany. When the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in 1933, Klee moved back to Switzerland, where he passed away on June 29th, 1940.
Paul Klee painted Lady Apart (original title in German: Dame Abseits) in 1940, as one of his last works. In only two colors and with bold precision.
Disclaimer: Please note that the sizes are not exact to the centimetre and there is always a 3% variation margin in sizes and colours, due to the completely handmade process and natural materials.
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