31 Oct-3 Mar. Milan exhibit includes Klee's first ever shown works.
Among the over 100 works by Paul Klee on display at Milan’s Mudec Museum of Cultures is his Artista Nomade – Manifesto (1940), never before seen in Italy.
A highly individualist Swiss-German artist, Klee (1879-1940) was influenced by Expressionism, Surrealism and Cubism. He also lectured widely, and his collected manuscripts have been compared in significance with Leonardo’s Treatise on Painting.
The Milan exhibition includes his well-known abstract and polychrome works as well as many lesser-known caricatures. Another work never before exhibited in Italy is his painting Artificial Rock (1927).
The show also includes relevant ethnographic objects from the Mudec collection to reconstruct his career from its origins, divided into five sections to illustrate Klee’s artistic formulation.
Tickets – also available for school parties and other organised groups – are available on the dedicated website from €10.
Mudec is open on Mondays 14.30-19.30, Tuesdays to Sundays 09.30-19.30 and additionally on Thursday and Saturday until 22.30.