This exhibition is expansive, comprehensive, chronological, and as well-ordered as the work on display. All that is good.
However, I felt less inspired than I thought I would be. Klee should be my thing. Early 20th century, modernist, hated by the Nazis — what’s not to like?
In truth nothing here is not to like. Klee’s vast collection of work, in slightly different styles at different points in his life, shows him to be an artist who was constantly experimenting and pushing at boundaries.
It is true, as has been said, that the close texture of musical composition is reflected in the small