Vasily Kandinsky: A Colorful Life The Collection of the Lenbachhaus, Munich by Vivian Endicott Barnett

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  • Abstractionism,
  • Biography: general,
  • Individual artists,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • 20th Century Art,
  • Art Museums And Galleries,
  • Art,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Germany,
  • Russia,
  • History - General,
  • Stèadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus Mèunchen,
  • 1866-1944,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Kandinsky, Wassily,

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Book details

ContributionsHelmut Friedel (Editor), Stadtische Galerie Im Lenbachhaus Munchen (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages664
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7999029M
ISBN 100810963191
ISBN 109780810963191

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Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another purposively, to cause vibrations in the soul.'.

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Vasily Kandinsky's self-described "musical album," Klänge (Sounds), consists of thirty-eight prose-poems he wrote between and and fifty-six woodcuts he began in In the woodcuts Kandinsky veiled his subject matter, creating increasingly indecipherable images (though the horse and rider, his symbol for overcoming objective representation, runs through as a leitmotif).

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I recall reading that Kandinsky was synesthetic. If so, he painted the colors he heard. He felt colors on a distinctly novel level.

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