Wassily Kandinsky

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Noun1.Wassily Kandinsky - Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)
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Amongst the artists featured in the collection included Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky and Marc Chagall.
I walked up to Level 3 of the building, where Russian artist Vasily Kandinsky's abstract lines and paintwork threw open the measure of meaning -- where mountains merged with horsemen, and coloured skies became a canvas for the mind to project its thoughts on.
Artists such as Vasily Kandinsky or Alexej von Jawlensky are claimed by the Germans but remain Russian artists for the Russians.
One of the photographs in the book shows Adolf Hitler and other Nazi officials (Hoffmann, Willrich, Hansen, and Ziegler) standing by the Dada wall at the exhibition in 1937 where paintings by Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Kurt Schwitters have been deliberately hung askew and are accompanied by a slogan penned by George Grosz.