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Wassily Kandinsky


One of the Greatest Painters Of All Time

"The Father Of Abstract Art"

Russian Abstract Expressionist, Bauhaus, Der Blaue Reiter

Artistic Influences - Russian Folk Art, Art Nouveau, African Tribal Art, Franz Marc, Paul Klee and Alexei von Jawlensky

The Nazis defamed his work as “Entartete Kunst”, and in 1937 removed all of his paintings  from public museums. Fearing for his life the artist fled to Paris, where he remained until his death in 1944.

Cause of Death - Cerebrovascular disease

 Wassily Kandinsky Art Quotations

The all-important spark of inner spiritual life is at present only a spark. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

Imagination is what allows your mind discover.- Wassily Kandinsky Quote

Black is like the silence of the body after death, the close of life. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

The spirit like the body, can be strengthened and developed by frequent exercise. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

There is no must in art because art is free. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

The more frightening the world becomes ... the more art becomes abstract. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

All methods are sacred if they are internally necessary. All methods are sins if they are not justified by internal necessity. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

The artist is not a 'Sunday child' for whom everything immediately succeeds. He does not have the right to live without duty. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote

Every work of art is the child of its time; often it is the mother of our emotions. - Wassily Kandinsky Quote


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