Wassily Kandinsky

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Noun1.Wassily Kandinsky - Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
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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.
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.
DUSSELDORF: CURATED BY MARION ACKERMANN AND ISABELLE MALZ WITH ANSGAR LORENZ) In a nice twist to the ubiquity of the modernist black square, this excellent show explored the use of white in the work of Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, and Piet Mondrian.
July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015.
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Starting with World War I in 1914, we follow Berta through Central Europe from Austria to Weimar, where she attends the Bauhaus school to study textiles and abstract art and meets artists like Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee.
In his writings, Russian painter and art theorist Wassily Kandinsky explained that a point should not be seen as something giving a direction but more as a form on a basic plane that can take on different meanings.
Other paintings included works by old Dutch masters such as Jacob Cuyp, Impressionist Isaac Israels and Modernists like Wassily Kandinsky.
The pair shared a passion and life-long interest in collecting works by emerging and leading modern artists, including Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Wassily Kandinsky.
Since in Sirk's cinematic version of Magnificent Obsession it is an Expressionist painter who initiates Bob Merrick into the cryptic philosophy that will change the course of his life, in this paper I will attempt to re-examine this infamous film through the prism of the writings of Wassily Kandinsky.
Wassily Kandinsky, in particular, advertised himself as a religious artist, and his manifesto Concerning the Spiritual in Art (1911) was intended to accompany his joyously liberated abstractions: whorls of colour that, he maintained, were imbued with religious meaning.