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Sarah M. Henry
Museum of the City of New York (New York, NY 10029-5287)

Paul Klee and Modern Science

To study the impact of science on the work of artist Paul Klee. Specific borrowings from diverse scientific fields--e.g. call structure, plant morphology, weather patterns and concepts of evolution and statics and dynamics--affected specific works. The result was an overall, complex and personal view of nature on Klee's part. The study will also ask a larger question, that of man's changing view of his surrounding world.

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism

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Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1977 – 8/31/1977