Paul Klee and Josef Albers

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Paul Klee and Josef Albers

Paul Klee, Laternenfest Bauhaus 1922 (Bauhaus Lantern Festival 1922), 1922; lithograph with watercolor; extended loan and promised gift of the Djerassi Art Trust

Paul Klee and Josef Albers

Paul Klee, Und schämt sich nicht (And Not Ashamed), 1939; gouache and watercolor on paper mounted on board; fractional and promised gift of the Djerassi Art Trust

Paul Klee and Josef Albers

Paul Klee, Untitled, ca. 1940; watercolor and paste on paper; Collection SFMOMA, gift of the Djerassi Art Trust

June 07 - October 08, 2012

This exhibition demonstrates a long-term dialogue between artists Paul Klee and Josef Albers from their meeting in the early 1920s until Klee's death in 1940, and includes paintings and works on paper by Albers showing his lasting interest in Klee's creativity. A new installation of works by Klee opens on October 13, 2012.