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Kandinsky, Wassily 1866-1944

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Concerning the spiritual in art by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
458 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,195 libraries worldwide
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. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), 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 ground-breaking paintings, this book had a tremendous impact on the development of modern art. The first part issues a call for a spiritual revolution in painting that will let artists express their own inner lives in abstract, non-material terms. Just as musicians do not depend upon the material world for their music, so artists should not have to depend upon the material world for their art. In the second part, Kandinsky discusses the psychology of colors, the language of form and color, and the responsibilities of the artist. An Introduction by the translator offers additional explanation of Kandinsky's art and theories.--From publisher description
The Blaue Reiter almanac by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
40 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
Wassily Kandinsky : life and work by Will Grohmann( Book )
13 editions published in 1958 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
Arnold Schoenberg, Wassily Kandinsky : letters, pictures, and documents by Arnold Schoenberg( Book )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Il volume raccoglie le lettere che Arnold Schönberg e Vasilij Kandinskij si scambiarono agli albori del XX secolo. Le lettere ruotano intorno a tre temi principali: gli esperimenti teatrali, tentativi di un'"opera d'arte totale" a cui Kandinskij e Schönberg lavorarono a partire dal 1909; le principali opere teoriche, "Lo spirituale nell'arte" di Kandinskij e il "Manuale di armonia" di Schönberg, nate contemporaneamente e uscite nel 1911; i punti di contatto e la possibilità di un "denominatore comune" su pittura e musica
Kandinsky, complete writings on art by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 libraries worldwide
"Here, available for the first time in paperback are all of Kandinsky's writings on art, newly translated into English. Editors Kenneth C. Lindsay and Peter Vergo have taken their translations directly from Kandinsky's original texts, and have included selected interviews, lecture notes, and newly discovered items along with his more formal writings"--Page 4 of cover
Point and line to plane by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
27 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 947 libraries worldwide
In this famous work by a pioneer in the movement to free art from the bonds of tradition - a work long considered essential to understanding the evolution of 20th-century art - Kandinsky explores the role of the line, point, and other key elements of non-objective painting. 127 illustrations
Vasily Kandinsky : a colorful life : the collection of the Lenbachhaus, Munich by Vivian Endicott Barnett( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
"Born in Russia, Vasily Kandinsky (1866-1944) was one of the most original and influential artists to emerge in the twentieth century. He is known primarily for his daring use of color in startling non-objective works. Vasily Kandinsky: A Colorful Life is the most comprehensive and fully illustrated account to date of his early work, from 1900 to 1914, the period in which he made his radical shift to abstraction - and in so doing altered the very concept of art itself. The works presented here are from the collection of the city museum of Munich, or Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus. They were given to the Galerie in 1957 by the artist Gabriele Munter, who was Kandinsky's companion from 1903 to the beginning of World War I. They are being shown at the Galerie in their entirety for the first time in a major exhibition, for which this book serves as the catalogue. In compelling, readable text that draws on the latest research, noted Kandinsky expert Vivian Endicott Barnett illuminates the life and work of the artist. She begins with sketches made during his student years in Munich and considers also his interest in folk art, myths and fairy tales, the small oil studies from nature, medieval scenes, woodcuts, glass paintings and landscapes he made before progressing to the first abstractions. Included as well are the important paintings from the series of Improvisations, Impressions, and Compositions, which are among the highlights of his involvement with the Blue Rider group, and later works from his Bauhaus and Paris years. This sumptuous book includes more than 700 examples of Kandinsky's early genius, most of them brilliantly reproduced in full color. The works are organized chronologically, and paintings are accompanied, when relevant, by preliminary sketches and prints."--Jacket
Kandinsky by Jelena Hahl-Fontaine( Book )
11 editions published in 1993 in 5 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
This is the first monograph to take into account the latest findings from Russia and Eastern Europe. Kandinsky's own works, including extracts from unpublished manuscripts, are used as commentary on his paintings. Abstract art as it is today is largely the product of Kandinsky's endeavors
Kandinsky at the Guggenheim by Vivian Endicott Barnett( Book )
7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Studie over het werk van de Russische kunstenaar Vasilij Vasil'evic̆ Kandinskij (1866-1944) in het New Yorkse museum
Kandinsky and Old Russia : the artist as ethnographer and shaman by Peg Weiss( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Vasilii Kandinsky, whom many consider to be the father of abstract painting, was also a trained ethnographer with an abiding interest in the folklore of Old Russia. In this provocative book, Peg Weiss provides an entirely new interpretation of Kandinsky's art by examining for the first time how this commitment to his ethnic Russian heritage influenced the painter's work throughout his career
Kandinsky by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 591 libraries worldwide
This volume presents abstract Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944). It reproduces scores of recently rediscovered paintings that had languished for decades in Soviet museums and in private collections. The author provides new details on Kandinsky's life and art, discussing his little-known experimental stage plays which strove for a synthesis of all the arts, and his friendships with Paul Klee, Arnold Schonberg and composer Thomas von Hartmann, who introduced the artist to Sufism, the mystical offshoot of Islam. Most chapters include excerpts from Kandinsky's newspaper articles, essays and unpublished letters, creating the impression of a tolerant nonconformist who saw art as inseparably linked with the higher laws of the cosmos. The reproductions provide an exciting glimpse of Kandinsky's leap into abstraction after his early absorption of folk and religious art, fauvism and neo-impressionism
Kandinsky, catalogue raisonné of the oil-paintings by Hans Konrad Röthel( Book )
16 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
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Der Blaue Reiter by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
55 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Wassily Kandinsky, 1866-1944 : a revolution in painting by Hajo Düchting( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 474 libraries worldwide
The Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), who later lived in Germany and France, is one of the pioneers of twentieth-century art. Nowadays he is regarded as the founder of abstract art and is, moreover, the chief theoretician of this type of painting. Together with Franz Marc and others he founded the group of artists known as the Blauer Reiter in Munich. His art then freed itself more and more from the object, eventually culminating in the First Abstract Watercolour of 1910. In his theoretical writings Kandinsky repeatedly sought the proximity of music; and just as in music, where the individual notes constitute the medium whose effect stems from harmony and euphony, Kandinsky was aiming for a pure concord of colour through the interplay of various shades. Gauguin had demanded that everything must be sacrificed to pure colors. Kandinsky was the first to realise this and thus to influence a whole range of artists
... Punkt und Linie zu Fläche : Beitrag zur Analyse der malerischen Elemente by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
78 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Kandinsky by André S Labarthe( visu )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Paintings at a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou highlight the work of Kandinsky, who painted the first totally abstract painting
Essays über Kunst und Künstler by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
54 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Este libro forma parte de la serie de ensayos de teoría del arte escritos por Kandinsky. Recoge una selección de dibujos del autor ruso
Kandinsky by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Kandisky's rich, trail-blazing work and complex personality have compelled attention ever since the controversy surrounding his first abstract paintings of 1911, when the press labelled him a "bluffer" and a "madman." In his native Russia, the Communists ostracized him as a "formalist," while the Nazis exhibited his work as "Degenerate Art." Member of the Blaue Reiter and the Bauhaus, close ally of Franz Marc and Paul Klee, Kandinsky influenced virtually the entire spectrum of modern art but for decades much of his oeuvre languished unseen in museum depots and private hands in the former Soviet Union. The opening of the old USSR in 1989 brought in its wake the first-ever Kandinsky retrospective in his homeland, drawing on the untapped resources of Moscow's and St. Petersburg's museums and on many provincial and private collections. Works unseen for decades and presumed lost, and others totally unknown, were brought to light. Perceptions of Kandinsky were transformed overnight. This is the first monograph on Kandinsky to take into account the latest findings from Russia to Eastern Europe. Many works never before reproduced, from the East and from private collections in the West, are included. Kandinsky's own words, including extracts from hitherto unpublished manuscripts, are used as commentary on his paintings: for the artist was also an excellent writer, who remains the best interpreter of his own art. The most up-to-date studies are incorporated to shed light on vehemently disputed areas of Kandinsky's life and thought--such as the exact nature and extent of his debt to Madame Blavatsky's occultism and the influence of his ideas on his abstract aesthetic. Abstract art as it is today is largely the product of Vasily Kandinsky's endeavors. Now, almost fifty years after his death, we at last have the chance to gain a true perspective on the breadth and profundity of this pioneer of modernist painting
Kandinsky : watercolors and drawings by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )
13 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Kandinsky by Frank Whitford( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
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Basilius Kandinsky
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Kandinski, Vasili 1866-1944
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Kʻang-ting-ssu-chi 1866-1944
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Василий Васильевич Кандинский русский живописец, график и теоретик изобразительного искусства
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Кандинский, Василий Васильевич русский живописец, график и теоретик изобразительного искусства
Кандинский Василий Васильевич урыҫ живописецы, графигы һәм һынлы сәнғәт теоретигы
Кандінський Василь Васильович
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ואסילי קנדינסקי
וואסילי קאנדינסקי רוסישער מאלער
וסילי קנדינסקי צייר רוסי
קנדינסקי, וסילי
קנדינסקי, וסילי 1866־1944
فاسيلي كاندنسكي، 1866-1944
فاسيلي كاندينسكي
فاسيلي كاندينسكي رسام روسي
واسیلی کاندینسکی
وسیلی کانڈنسکی
वासिली कैंदिन्सकी
वास्सिले कान्डिन्स्की
வசீலி கண்டீன்ஸ்கி
വാസ്സിലി കാൻഡിൻസ്കി
วาซีลี คันดินสกี
ვასილი კანდინსკი
바실리 칸딘스키
칸딘스키, W. 1866-1944
칸딘스키, 바실리 1866-1944
칸딘스키, 바씰리 1866-1944
캔딘스키 1866-1944
カンディンスキー, ヴァシリー
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