Graham is using the Kandinsky
as a means of exploring what art is and
(One looks in vain for an equivalent hole in the resumes of Kandinsky
, Picasso or Jackson Pollock).
While I hope in writing this piece I have not strayed to that side, I write to stress the important thing to ask when looking at a work, or talking about a work, which is whether there is an "inner resonance" with the work, as Kandinsky
For the last 11 years of his life, Kandinsky
lived in Paris.
In 1922 Kandinsky
published a virtuoso portfolio of 12 prints in 200 editions (with 30 special collector editions)--six lithographs, four drypoints and two woodcuts--titled Kleine Welten (Small Worlds), each image depicting an autonomous microcosm.
As its title suggests, Songs to Kandinsky
was written to honor the highly influential Russian painter and art theorist, Wassily Kandinsky
From the title, Intimate Collaborations, it is easy to assume that Bibiana Obler's book will bring us, if not into the bedroom, at least into the hearts of these two famous couples of early twentieth-century modernism, Wassily Kandinsky
and Gabrielle Munter, and Hans Arp and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
AMSTERDAM -- A major investigation into whether art hanging in Dutch museums may have once been Nazi loot has yielded an unexpectedly large result: 139 suspect works, including ones by masters such as Matisse, Klee and Kandinsky
Where Heaven and Earth Meet: the spiritual in the art of Kandinsky
, Rothko, Warhol and Kiefer
Since in Sirk's cinematic version of Magnificent Obsession it is an Expressionist painter who initiates Bob Merrick into the cryptic philosophy that will change the course of his life, in this paper I will attempt to re-examine this infamous film through the prism of the writings of Wassily Kandinsky