"Abstract But Colourful"
An historical confluence of the streams of science and art took place in Dessau, Germany, in 1927. The main participants were the colourists of the Bauhaus School, represented by Kandinsky and the Nobel Laureate and avid painter Wilhem Ostwald, who presented his theory of colour. Paul Klee was the third player in investigating the role of colour in art. The maxim “Art does not reproduce the visible but makes it visible.” was behind Paul Klee’s personal theory of colour and form, which was a fundamental component of his teachings in the Bauhaus' preliminary course