Letters, Oct. 8, 1956

Klee on the Side

Sir:

I was interested in TIME'S suggested interpretation of Paul Klee's High Water-Wood [Sept. 17]. Modern art can mean different things to different people. Tip the picture to the left and you can see Woman eternally holding Man in her fingers. Judging from their expressions, neither one is too happy about this situation.

IRENE POWELL ANDERSON Chicago

Sir:

Klee's whimsy is in the realm of fantasy but never obscurity. Turn the painting in a vertical position and the "areas of green, yellow and blue" show a self-portrait.

HELEN M. KELLEY

Lansing,...

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