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Kandinsky : the path to abstraction

Author: Hartwig Fischer; Sean Rainbird; Shulamith Behr; Tate Modern (Gallery); Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel.
Publisher: London : Tate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Wassily Kandinsky (18661944) pioneered abstract art and is a key figure in the history of modernism. This groundbreaking, fully illustrated study of Kandinsky's formative years follows his move from figurative painting to abstraction. Inspired in his early years by folklore scenes from Russia and the heightened colors of the landscape of southern Germany, he want on to co-found the Expressionist "Blaue Reiter" (Blue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kandinsky.
London : Tate, 2006
(OCoLC)607754634
Named Person: Wassily Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky; Wassily Kandinsky
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hartwig Fischer; Sean Rainbird; Shulamith Behr; Tate Modern (Gallery); Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel.
ISBN: 1854376772 9781854376770 1854376241 9781854376244
OCLC Number: 64098073
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Tate Modern, London, June 22-Oct. 1, 2006 and at the Kunstmuseum Basel, Oct. 21, 2006-Feb. 4, 2007.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Early imprints and influences / Reinhard Zimmerman --
Plates, 1905-1910 --
Kandinsky, Münter, and the creative partnership / Shulamith Behr --
Plates, 1910-1914 --
Kandinsky : resurrection and cultural renewal / Noemi Smolik --
Plates, 1916-1921 --
Syntax / Bruno Haas --
Chronology / Bettina Kaufmann.
Responsibility: edited by Hartwig Fischer and Sean Rainbird ; with essays by Shulamith Behr [and others].

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A study of Kandinsky's formative years which explores the revolutionary impact his art and ideas had on the development of abstraction in western art.  Read more...

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