Wassily Kandinsky

by Hajo DuМ€chting

Publisher: Prestel in Munich, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 128 Downloads: 768
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Subjects:

  • Kandinsky, Wassily, -- 1866-1944 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Painting, Abstract -- Russia.

Edition Notes

StatementHajo Düchting.
SeriesLiving art
ContributionsKandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND699.K3 D829 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16838714M
ISBN 109783791339580
LC Control Number2007942840

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In this book, published 16 years after Concerning the Spiritual in Art, Kandinsky digs deeper in the research of interaction of nature, arts, and human, though from a concrete position already.

Starting from the centerpiece, i.e. a point, he studies its basic properties and capabilities: at first academically, then in fine art and other arts, and finally in natural and practical contexts. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period.

Along with his own groundbreaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern art. This Taschen Book is a great biography of Kandinsky and has beautiful photos of his work both early and late.

There is not only information about his work but about the people and times that influenced his work. There are also drawings and sketches of works in progress/5(27).

This thin tome contains as much food for thought as a book ten times its size. Kandinsky covers a wide range of subjects of interest to people who may be aiming at creating or understanding art that speaks directly to the soul.

It is at once earthly and cosmic in its treatment of /5(86). Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was a Russian painter, and Art theorist. He is credited with painting the first modern abstract works.

Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa. He enrolled at the University of Moscow and chose to study law and economics/5(27). Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period.

Along with his own groundbreaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern by: Synopsis Born in Moscow inWassily Kandinsky took up the study of art in earnest at moving to Munich to study drawing and painting. A trained musician, Kandinsky approached color with a musicians sensibility/5.

In this remarkable book, anticipating “the spiritual turning-point” Kandinsky reflects on his understanding of progress in this direction. This is not a process that would happen automatically. It requires a lot of work and implies a great responsibility of both artist and viewer.

When the World War began Kandinsky was compelled to leave Germany. On August, 3rd, he and Gabriela moved to Switzerland where Kandinsky started to work on the book about "point and line".

By November of the same year they had parted. Gabriela came back to Munich, and Kandinsky went to. Kandinsky is one of my favorite artists, and I have a reproduction of "Composition VIII" hanging on my living room wall.

The book contains many good quality pictures of Kandinsky's paintings throughout his life, showing his different styles, interspersed with text about his life. The writing is at times a bit pretentious and/or "etherial" for me/5(24). Point and Line to Plane.

In this book, published 16 years after Concerning the Spiritual in Art, Kandinsky digs deeper in the research of interaction of nature, arts, and human, though from a.

The spiritual writings of Wassily Kandinsky Octo by Lichtenberg Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, art theorist, and poet. He became famous for painting the first purely abstract works as part of the Soviet avant-garde that flourished until about Looking for books by Wassily Kandinsky.

See all books authored by Wassily Kandinsky, including Über das Geistige in der Kunst, and Point and Line to Plane, and more on Skip to content. Kandinsky's first book exploring abstract art theory, "Concerning the Spiritual in Art," was published in In it, he explained the method behind what many critics of the time considered to be his madness: his innovative approach to visual art.

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (/ ˌ v æ s ɪ l i k æ n ˈ d ɪ n s k i /; Russian: Василий Васильевич Кандинский, tr. Vasiliy Vasilyevich Kandinskiy, IPA: [vɐˈsʲilʲɪj vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ kɐnʲˈdʲinskʲɪj]; 16 December [O.S. 4 December] – 13 December ) was a Russian painter and art theorist.

Kandinsky is generally credited as the pioneer of Education: Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Канди́нский, tr.

Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky) (16 December [O.S. 4 December] – 13 December ) was a Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first recognised purely abstract works.

Born in Moscow, Kandinsky Nationality: Russian. Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky ( - ) was a fantastic Russian painter who is credited for painting the first modern abstract works.

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Kandinsky: catalogue raisonné of the oil-paintings / Vol. 2, – Amsterdam: Meulenhoff/Landshoff, ISBN External links [ edit ]. Sounds by Wassily Kandinsky is a reissue of a classic in art history and theory, particularly with regard to abstract art.

It also speaks directly to the interplay between different art forms, in this case, poetry and painting (or woodcuts).4/5. Wassily Kandinsky (), whose works are contained in this book, not only practised art but also wrote on it extensively.

He explored the theoretical aspects of the abstract art to which he ascribed, often drawing on his own work for examples, perhaps in an attempt to defend it by showing the care and thought he put into his art. Wassily Kandinsky, Russian in full Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky, (born December 4 [Decem New Style],Moscow, Russia—died DecemNeuilly-sur-Seine, France), Russian-born artist, one of the first creators of pure abstraction in modern successful avant-garde exhibitions, he founded the influential Munich group Der Blaue Reiter (“The Blue Rider”; The richness of Wassily Kandinsky’s life, work and thought make him one of the leading figures of twentieth-century art.

He was a founder member of Der Blaue Reiter and his theories influenced many of the major artistic movements of his time, including Dada, the. Concerning The Spiritual In Art () A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art.

Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and /5(). Wassily Kandinsky, a pioneer of abstract painting, was born in Moscow on December 4, When he was 30 he gave up a career in law and went to Germany to study painting.

AroundKandinsky painted his first important pictures. His dramatic landscapes in violent colors reflected the influence of both modern art and Russian folk art.

TOP Compositions Improvisations Graphics Museums Books Quotes Photo Video Persons Art Groups Blog. Klänge (German; Sounds) is a book by the Russian expressionist artist Wassily hed in an edition of in Munich in latethe work is a famous early example of an artist's book, containing both poems and woodcuts by the artist, forming two parallel strands, each involving a loose progression.

One of three seminal books that Kandinsky published between and - the. The founder of abstract art The Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky (), who later lived in Germany and France, is one of the pioneers of twentieth-century art.

Nowadays he is regarded as the founder of abstract art and is, moreover, the chief theoretician of this type of painting. Together with Franz Marc and others he founded the group of artists known as the "Blauer Reiter" in Munich.4/5(1).

Summary of Wassily Kandinsky. One of the pioneers of abstract modern art, Wassily Kandinsky exploited the evocative interrelation between color and form to create an aesthetic experience that engaged the sight, sound, and emotions of the ality: Russian.

Wassily Kandinsky (kăndĬn´skē, Rus. vəsē´lyē kəndyēn´skē), –, Russian abstract painter and y regarded as the originator of abstract art, Kandinsky abandoned a legal career for painting at 30 when he moved to Munich. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period.

Along with his own groundbreaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern art.Wassily Kandinsky began studying law and economics in Moscow incompleting his studies with the state examination in Inhe relocated to Munich to attend Anton Azbè’s private art school there.

Inhe studied at the art academy in Munich and was one of Franz von Stuck’s students.Saving Kandinsky is her story. “Mary Basson has written a smart, sensual novel based on the life of Gabriele Münter and Wassily Kandinsky. With a deep knowledge of painting and music, she recreates the sometimes eventful, always domestic life of “Ella” Münter, a life rich with art and also disappointment.