Lagoon City, 1932. Paul Klee, Sagittarius artist born 18 December 1879 in Switzezrland, died 29 June 1940. Klee was a friend and collaborator of Kandinsky's and taught at the Bauhaus with him. Klee's work, although impossible to define, was influenced by expressionism, surrealism, cubism and orientalism. Klee worked most often alone.