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Published by Prestel .
Written in English


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  • Painting & paintings,
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  • Art,
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Open LibraryOL9104238M
ISBN 103791313568
ISBN 109783791313566

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Oct 19,  · Containing % accurate reproductions of every single print that left Kandinsky's hand. Most of them safely stored in Gabrielle Munter's cellar to be handed over to the Lenbachhaus in The culmination of an engrossing romantic saga. Requiring the purchase of at least 4 more Kandinsky books!/5(10). Kandinsky is very frank in this autobiographical novel as he weaves together memories of his childhood, his Munich impressions and thoughtful reflections on art. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. Along with his own groundbreaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern clic-clelia.com by: In this remarkable book, anticipating “the spiritual turning-point” Kandinsky reflects on his understanding of progress in this direction. This is not a process that would happen automatically. It requires a lot of work and implies a great responsibility of both artist and viewer.

In this book, published 16 years after Concerning the Spiritual in Art, Kandinsky digs deeper in the research of interaction of nature, arts, and human, though from a concrete position already. Starting from the centerpiece, i.e. a point, he studies its basic properties and capabilities: at first academically, then in fine art and other arts, and finally in natural and practical contexts. When the World War began Kandinsky was compelled to leave Germany. On August, 3rd, he and Gabriela moved to Switzerland where Kandinsky started to work on the book about "point and line". By November of the same year they had parted. Gabriela came back to Munich, and Kandinsky went to . Kandinsky's first book exploring abstract art theory, "Concerning the Spiritual in Art," was published in In it, he explained the method behind what many critics of the time considered to be his madness: his innovative approach to visual art. I decided to read this book because Kandinsky was, is and will be one of the many exponents of abstract art and some of my works are inspired by his art. Also, I wanted to know more of his wonderful works. I recommend it if you would like to know about Kandinsky's evolution because it shows every period of his transformation/5.

Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (–), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art/5. 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). The Dreaming Giant: A Children's Book Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky. by Veronique Massenot and Peggy Nille | May 25, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover $ $ 11 $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Oct 2. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. 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.