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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kandinsky, Wassily, -- 1866-1944.

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Edition Notes

Translated from the German.

StatementJelena Hahl-Koch.
ContributionsKandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
The Physical Object
Pagination431p. :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22065997M
ISBN 100500092303

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To me, Kandinsky is the Kandinsky from the Bauhaus period, when his paintings were dominated by abstract compositions comprising lines, circles, triangles, and bold colours. Though Concerning the Spiritual in Art was written some ten years prior, the book may as well be about the explorations in artworks such as these/5. This book traces the chronological evolution of Kandinsky’s art, making use of an unprecedented wealth of documents from the artist’s own workshop, including autobiographical writings, correspondence and theoretical essays, to shed new light on his prolific creative imagination. Jul 13,  · 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/5(3). Oct 28,  · Kandinsky’s paintings are among the most expensive at international auctions today, but his writings are often overlooked. Here is a collection, maybe the most complete you will find, of his writings on art and spirituality. Download the free pdf e-books here: On the Spiritual in Art Kandinsky. The Art of Spiritual Harmony.