Wassily Kandinsky: life and work. by Grohmann, Will

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  • Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944

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Bibliography: p. 413-425.

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Statement[Translated from the German by Norbert Guterman]
LC ClassificationsND699.K3 G693
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Pagination428 p.
Number of Pages428
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Open LibraryOL6251441M
LC Control Number58013479

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Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work Will Grohmann Snippet view - 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. Kandinsky meets Paul Klee in In Kandinsky publishes his first book, Concerning the Spiritual in Art. The year brought disaster to Kandinsky's personal life.

The Russian Empire and the German Empire went to to war. Kandinsky broke up with Gabriele Münter and went back to Russia. The Life And Work Of Wassily Kandinsky Dr. Christopher With recently gave a talk at the Wassily Kandinsky: life and work. book in Washington, DC on the life of Wassily Kandinsky, the.

Early Life. Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow on December 4, (December 16 by the Gregorian calendar), to musical parents Lidia Ticheeva and Vasily Silvestrovich Kandinsky, a. Kandinsky is very frank in this autobiographical novel as he weaves together memories of his childhood, his Munich impressions and thoughtful reflections on art.

First published in Munich inWassily Kandinsky’s “Concerning the Spiritual in Art” explores the artist’s ideas on the different forms of art and what role art plays in the spiritual life of mankind.

In Kandinsky's works of his childhood period we can find rather specific color combinations, which he explained by the fact that "each color lives by its mysterious life". However, Wassily's parents saw him in the future as a lawyer.

In the year of he went to Moscow and entered Law Faculty of. This art guide examines the life and work of Kandinsky and analyses his masterpieces in detail, placing them in their social and historical context/5(54). Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow, Russia on Decem He grew up in the Russian city of Odessa where he enjoyed music and learned to play the piano and the cello.

Kandinsky would remark later that, even as a child, the colors of nature dazzled him. 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 painting.

ALTHOUGH Wassily Kandinsky () was born in Moscow and died in Paris, he spent his most important and productive years in Germany. There his name is first and foremost connected with the. This book explores all facets of Kandinsky s life and career, from his radical work as the founder of the Blue Rider group and his escape from Weimar Germany to Paris, to his stormy love affair with the painter Gabriele MÃnter and his many friendships with leading artists of his generation.5/5(5).

Biography of Wassily Kandinsky Childhood. Wassily (Vasily) Wassilyevich Kandinsky was born in in Moscow to well educated, upper-class parents of mixed ethnic origins.

His father was born close to Mongolia, while his mother was a Muscovite, and his. Wassily Kandinsky. Point and Line to Plane.

Dover Publications, New York. ISBN ; Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky, Complete Writings on Art. Da Capo Press. ISBN ; References in English. Will Grohmann. Wassily Kandinsky. Life and Work. Publ. Harry N Abrams Inc.

New York. Hajo Duechting. Wassily Kandinsky 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.4/5. Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky ( - ) was a fantastic Russian painter who is credited for painting the first modern abstract works.

In this book, Kandinsky compares the spiritual life of humanity to a pyramid; and the artist has the mission of leading others to the top.

Illustrated with 11 paintings. Kandinsky Since Kandinsky’s ethnographic work in Vologodskaya province he absorbed the world of a Russian backwoods with its life full of all sorts of colors. He went there solely with scientific objectives, but he already perceived everything as a painter: people “were dressed in bright and colorful clothes, so they looked like two-legged.

Klee and Kandinsky had lived side by side in the Gropius-designed atelier-houses at the second location of the Bauhaus in Dessau. By looking at and discussing each other’s work regularly, they exerted a mutual influence: Klee’s painting grew stronger in its emphasis on structure, while Kandinsky’s became lighter and more delicate.

Kandinsky's art is not a reflection of life, it is life itself ” The influence of Wassily Kandinsky art theory and Wassily Kankinsky paintings during the artist's lifetime was considerable, both by virtue of his collaboration with his colleagues in the various groups he founded and by the treatises he published.

This is an incomplete list of paintings by the Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky (–). During his life, Kandinsky was associated with the art movements of Der Blaue Reiter, Expressionism and Abstract sky is generally credited as the pioneer of abstract art. Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian-born painter who took to painting quite late in life, after a career as a lawyer and an economist.

It is said that Kandinsky was offered a promising chair as a Professor in Roman Law at the University of Dorpat, but, turned it down in favor of pursuing a self-taught art career. Henry shows that Kandinsky separates color and line from the constraints of visible form and, in so doing, conveys the invisible intensity of life.

More than just a study of art history, this book presents Kandinsky as an artist who is engaged in the project of painting the invisible and thus offers invaluable methodological clues for Henry&# Wassily Kandinsky, Life and Work.

Grohmann, Will, and Kandinsky, Wassily Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Hard Cover. First American edition of this excellent monograph on the work of Wassily Kandinsky. It includes illustrations, of which 41 are in full color and are tipped-in.

Bound in light yellow cloth with black design on front. Wassily Kandinsky. [Paul Flux] -- Presents a brief overview of the life and work of this Russian artist, describing and giving examples of his work.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Composition IV is a semi-abstract representation of Cossacks in Moscow during the revolutionary period The oil on canvas painting is part of a piece collection, where Kandinsky depicts a battle that ultimately leads to peace.

Among the vibrant swaths of color and bold black lines, Kandinsky painted several Cossacks carrying lances as well as boats and a castle on a.

The Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky is renown throughout the world for his abstract paintings. Yet not many know of his Ukrainian background and of the influence Ukrainian culture made on the famous painter.

All of his early years of life he lived in Odesa, modern-day Ukraine, where he studied art and was formed as an. 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.

Kandinsky wrote: "The circle is the synthesis of the greatest contrasts. It combines in one balanced form the concentric and the eccentric movements.

Between the three primary forms (triangle, square and circle) it is the clearest indication of the fourth dimension" (quoted in W. Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Life and Work, New York,p. TOP Compositions Improvisations Graphics Museums Books Quotes Photo Video Persons Art Groups Blog.

K for Colorful Life, K for Impression III (Concert), K for Houses in Munich, K for Dominant Curve, K for Last Watercolour, K for Swinging, Wassily Kandinsky acknowledged in a letter dated 4 August to the dealer J.B.

Neumann that Bild mit Kreis ("Picture with a Circle"; (fig. 1), done in Munich and left behind in the Soviet Union following the Russian Revolution, "is my very first abstract painting from the year (this was the first abstract picture that was ever painted.

2 days ago  A recent finding of fault with a Restitution Commissions panel had led the heirs to hope that the court might find for them and return the painting.

This Wassily Kandinsky work, “Painting with. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. The edition of the art magazine XXe siecle: Homage to Wassily Kandinsky.

An overview of the life and work of Kandinsky. There are 4 original woodcuts by Kandinsky: three pulled from the Munich Piper edition () of "Klange": one from "10 origin " The woodcuts are printed on heavy cream paper. TOP Compositions Improvisations Graphics Museums Books Quotes Photo Video Persons Art Groups Blog  7: Double spread from Kandinsky's book "Sounds" Munich, The Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus.

More from Composition. Wassily Kandinsky () Russian painter, writer, and art theorist, one of the principal founders of abstract art. Before Kandinsky first pathbreaking composition fromseveral artists had already produced non-objective paintings.

Kandinsky's messianic On the Spiritual in Art () is a fundamental text of the theory behind abstract art. Wassily Kandinsky () Pfeil zum Kreis signed with monogram and dated '30' (lower left); signed with monogram and dated again, numbered and titled 'No.

"Pfeil zum Kreis"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 31 5/8 x 43 ½ in. ( x cm.) Painted in February Wassily Kandisnsky’s Sounds (Klänge), a volume of poems written and illustrated by the Russian artist and pioneer of abstract painting, was originally published in a limited edition in Munich in Although it was highly regarded by such artists as Hugo Ball and Jean Arp and acclaimed by the Zurich Dadaists, it remains one of the least known of Kandinsky’s major writin4/5(16).Successful in his profession—he was offered a professorship (chair of Roman Law) at the University of Dorpat—Kandinsky began painting studies (life-drawing, sketching and anatomy) at the age of InKandinsky settled in Munich, studying first at Anton Ažbe's private school and then at the Academy of Fine Arts.

He returned to Moscow Nationality: Russian.

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