Wassily Kandinsky


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Noun1.Wassily Kandinsky - Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
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It played a role in logos used by the women's suffrage movement of the early 1900s in Britain, lent a flash to flappers in the 1920s and has popped in paintings through history, from the seated woman's dress in The Pained Heart of Pre-Raphaelite Arthur Hughes and the work of Gustav Klimt to Bauhaus modernists such as Wassily Kandinsky and on to Keith Haring and Andy Warhol.
It played a role in logos used by the women's suffrage movement of the early 1900s in Britain, lent a flash to flappers in the 1920s and has popped in paintings through history, from the seated woman's dress in "The Pained Heart" of Pre-Raphaelite Arthur Hughes and the work of Gustav Klimt to Bauhaus modernists such as Wassily Kandinsky and on to Keith Haring and Andy Warhol.
An unrepentant aficionado of the fiber arts, Heidi introduces her elementary-level students to the art of abstraction and a master thereof on pages 14-15 in "Abstract Felt Designs Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky.
A taste of the work of abstract art pioneers, Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky and Frenchman Piet Mondrian, also proposes a study of contrasts.
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.
Schoenberg and his friends and students (including Alban Berg, Anton Webern, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Alma Mahler, Erwin Stein, Roberto Gerhard, Wassily Kandinsky and Hanns Eisler) tell the story of the composer's life in their own words.
The collection on display at the Hungarian National Gallery between late January and May will include paintings by Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Alexander Rodchenko, El Lissitzky, Natalia Goncharova and those of her husband, Mikhail Larionov.
As its title suggests, Songs to Kandinsky was written to honor the highly influential Russian painter and art theorist, Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944).
After the forced closure of the Bauhaus in 1933, Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky left Germany to continue their careers in the US and France respectively.
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.
From the title, Intimate Collaborations, it is easy to assume that Bibiana Obler's book will bring us, if not into the bedroom, at least into the hearts of these two famous couples of early twentieth-century modernism, Wassily Kandinsky and Gabrielle Munter, and Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
Led by Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, the informal Der Blaue Reiter group developed a vocabulary of abstract forms and prismatic colours as a means for conveying spiritual values.