Thursday, November 09, 2006

Wassily Kandinsky - Color and Shapes

Wassily Kandinsky - Simply Love His Works

"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammer, the soul is the piano with the strings" Wassily Kandinsky

wassily kandinsky wassili wasilli wasilly kadinsky kandinski compositionsWassily Kandinsky - Composition 6, 1913

Wassily Kandinsky is another artist whose paintings I simply admire. He was born in Moscow, Russia on 4th December, 1866. Wassily Kandinsky started learning how to paint quite late - after he turned thirty. His early paintings involved Russian folk art and the use of bright colors on a black background. At the turn of the century, he painted landscapes and towns of which very few paintings remain today.

wassily kandinsky wassili wasilli wasilly kadinsky kandinski compositionsWassily Kandinsky - Yellow Red Blue, 1925

He later drew abstract geometric paintings which were not very popular at that time. He is most famous for his 10 compositions - a series of 10 abstract art paintings in vibrant colors and geometric shapes. A common theme of Wassily Kandinsky's first seven Compositions is Apocalypse or the end of the world. He also created paintings on biblical mythology like Noah's Ark and Jesus' resurrection.

wassily kandinsky wassili wasilli wasilly kadinsky kandinski compositionsWassily Kandinsky - Balancement

Wassily Kandinsky learnt to play the piano at an early age. He later became a professor of law and economics before going off to study painting. Later on Wassily Kandinsky started teaching classes for beginners and advanced students at the Bauhaus an innovative architecture and art school of his time. He later became an art theorist and was famous for his avant garde abstract paintings.

wassily kandinsky wassili wasilli wasilly kadinsky kandinski compositions Wassily Kandinsky - Composition 10, 1939 - His Last Painting

Wassily Kadinsky lived in different cities like Moscow, Odessa, Dorpat, Munich and France. He never stopped painting and died at the age of 78 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

9 comments:

  1. woow i dont understand these abstract arts.. ^^
    but i think Kadinsky and Picaso are really talented!!
    thanks for the beautiful pictures!!!!
    hugzzzzz

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  2. Booootiphul paintings dear...And I really think U'll make a gr8 journalist..Am doin it just for fun..But U seem to be really into this profession..Best of lk to u dear

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  3. OMG!! Beautiful and striking colors! Feast for eyes! Enjoy..

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  4. I almost wish I understood and so could appreciate some of those, since you recommend the paintings so highly.

    :)

    The only kind of painting I appreciate is where a real life subject is depicted very accurately on canvas/paper.

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  5. Amazing work dear...and thanks for sharing as I had no idea about his paintings...until this one...am a fan of him now on :)
    Great work and indeed great creativity
    Thanks to you
    Cheers

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  6. excuse me for i am not a gr8 lover of art that too painting. but i seriously dont think gr8 about so called modern art - nothing but just close ur eyes n throw some color anywhere u like and then analyse the result

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  7. Beautiful collection as usual..Its always a pleasure visiting ur blog and reading all the insights..
    Keep up the good work..
    CHeers mate

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  8. Could not say what a silly on seeing wassily's painting. Excellent paintings.

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