Wassily Kandinsky

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Blue Painting

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Blog Post

Kandinsky (1866 – 1944), a Russian-born artist who lived in Germany and France, was one of the pioneers of geometric abstraction.

Selected Artworks

The following artworks by Kandinsky are but a few examples of geometric abstraction: Figure 1 (Point. Wassilly Kandinsky. Public domain. [1]), Figure 2 (Surfaces and Lines. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [2]), Figure 3 Sign. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [3]), Figure 4 (Deepened Impulse. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [4]), Figure 5 (Composition. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [5]), Figure 6 (Color Study. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [6]), and Figure 7 (Blue Painting. Wassily Kandinsky. Public domain. [7]).

Figure 1
Figure 2
Figure 3
Figure 4
Figure 5
Figure 6
Figure 7

Endnotes

[1] Kandinsky. W. (1920). Points. From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wassily_Kandinsky,_1920_-_Points.jpg

[2] Kandinsky. W. (1930). Surfaces and lines. From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Surfaces_and_Lines

[3] Kandinsky, W. (1925), Sign. From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Sign%27_by_Wassily_Kandinsky,_1925,_oil_on_cardboard,_LACMA.JPG

[4] Kandinsky, W. (1928). Deepened impulse. From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vertiefte_Regung_(Deepened_Impulse)_by_Wassily_Kandinsky,_1928.jpg

[5] Kandinsky, W. (1927). Composition. From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kandinsky,_Composition_(1927).jpg

[6] Kandinsky, W. (1913). Color study. From Wikipedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vassily_Kandinsky,_1913_-_Color_Study,_Squares_with_Concentric_Circles.jpg

[7] Kandinsky, W. (1924). Blue painting, From Wikimedia Commons. URL: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vassily_Kandinsky,_1924_-Blue_Painting.jpg