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or Kan·din·ski  (kăn-dĭn′skē, kən-dyĭn′-), Wassily 1866-1944.
Russian abstract painter who considered form and color capable of expression. A founder of the Blaue Reiter, a German group of abstract expressionists, he also taught at the Bauhaus School (1922-1933).


(Russian kanˈdinskij)
(Biography) Vasili (vaˈsilij). 1866–1944, Russian expressionist painter and theorist, regarded as the first to develop an entirely abstract style: a founder of der Blaue Reiter


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Was•si•ly or Va•si•li (ˈvæs ə li, vəˈsɪl i) 1866–1944, Russian painter.
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Noun1.Kandinsky - Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
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84) Es importante recordar que, entre los artista de la Nueva Asociacion de Munich se encontraba Kandinsky.
Translated by Oliver Pretzel and annotated by Weber (director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation), the letters exchanged between Josef and Anni Albers and Wassily and Nina Kandinsky are presented in side-by-side German and English translation in this appealing volume.
Quite what Kandinsky meant by 'spiritual' is a matter of some conjecture; most likely it had little to do with the claims for the spirituality of art regularly made currently, and more with Kandinsky's desire to oppose what he saw as the vulgar materialism of his day.
Influenced by painters such as Klee and Kandinsky, Haines paints prolifically.
As a retrospective of the work of Wassily Kandinsky makes its way from Munich to Paris to New York over the course of this year--roughly tracing the artist's own westward path during his lifetime--fortunate viewers will experience one of the greatest concentrations of his art.
When they were in second grade, they had learned about abstract art and design, but now a few years older, I wanted to revisit the concept by viewing the painting creations of painter, Wassily Kandinsky.
Art critic Ossian Ward has written that Wassily Kandinsky strove "to evoke sound through sight and create the painterly equivalent of a symphony that would stimulate not just the eyes but the ears as well.
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (16 December 1866 - 13 December 1944) was a Russian painter and art theorist.
The group's abstract counterpart was Der Blaue Reiter, headed up by Kandinsky, which emerged in Munich around 1911 and focused on 'the spiritual in art'; Paul Klee and Lyonel Feininger were among its followers.
The movement counted among its ranks a number of artists, including Kandinsky, who embraced the power of thought forms as their painting grew increasingly abstract.
SONGS TO KANDINSKY IS A FIVE-SONG cycle composed by Robert Lombardo in 1980.
Credit also goes to his niece Peggy, who championed icons like Jackson Pollock and Wassily Kandinsky and established influential galleries in New York, London, and Venice, where she eventually settled.