Klee’s “Geschwister” in Brass: Sold

By: Kent Forrester

Aug 29 2011

Category: Uncategorized

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This puzzle is based on a drawing by Paul Klee, the early 20th-century Swiss artist and teacher. Klee’s crazy figure seems to consist of a two tightrope walkers that are melded together. You can see four eyes, four legs, and a single heart.

“Geschwister” in German, Klee’s native language, means siblings, so perhaps the figure is a brother/sister tightrope walking act.

The figure itself is made up of a top layer of brass and a bottom layer of walnut. The background is a highly figured piece of walnut whose stress lines form an aura around the brass figure.

Difficulty level: medium

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