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Paul Klee (1879–1940): The Berggruen Klee Collection

For the first time in nearly four decades, the National Gallery of Canada is presenting a collection of works by Swiss-German painter and draughtsman Paul Klee (1879–1940), one of the most aesthetically versatile and celebrated artists of the 20th century. Graceful lyricism and gentle mischief abound in these complex, rhythmical and intimate works, revealing the artist’s inner world. This selection of seventy-five works — featuring paintings, watercolours and drawings spanning Klee’s entire career — is part of the prestigious Berggruen Klee Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the sec