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Vassily Kandinsky, 1910 - Improvisation 9


Vassily Kandinsky, 1910 - Improvisation 9



Improvisation 9, oil on canvas 110х110 sm, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) was a Russian-born painter and art theorist, a pioneer of abstract art. Kandinsky and moved to Munich in 1896. Kandinsky's early work was influenced by the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, but by the early 1910s, he had begun to move away from representational art and began creating purely abstract works. He wrote several influential books on the spiritual and theoretical aspects of art, including "Concerning the Spiritual in Art" (1911) and "Point and Line to Plane" (1926). He was a member of the Blue Rider movement.

Vasily Kandinsky is a representative of the world avant-garde, one of the founders of the abstract in painting. He was the first to theoretically substantiate the principles of the new art. Although Wassily showed talent as both a musician and artist in his youth, art was a hobby to him until age 30 when he first viewed Monet's "Haystack." It was after this that he started painting studies (life-drawing, sketching, and anatomy).





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1910 paintings by wassily kandinsky
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