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Title:
Kandinsky.
Author:
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.
Uniform Title:
Kandinskij. English
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : DK Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
143 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789448521
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Each volume is a visual resource with over 300 full-color illustrations, telling the story of a single artist with a look at the artist's life, the context in which he worked, and an analysis of his masterpieces.


Table of Contents

1866-1899 Professor of law or artist?
Childhood in Moscowp. 8
The discovery of realityp. 10
An earnest studentp. 12
The century endsp. 14
A change of directionp. 16
A "parallel" realityp. 18
1900-1907 The lure of art
The move to Munichp. 22
End of an erap. 24
Sketch for Achtyrkap. 26
Early experimentationp. 28
The birth of the avant-gardep. 30
Windmillsp. 32
1908-1914 The genius period
Towards the abstractp. 36
Modernity advancesp. 38
Landscape with Towerp. 40
Art as a spiritual valuep. 42
The Blaue Reiterp. 44
Impression 5--Parkp. 46
The philosophy of the "vital impulse"p. 48
From city to metropolisp. 50
The final years in Munichp. 52
Between spiritualism and abstractionp. 54
1914: the outbreak of warp. 56
Picture with Red Spotp. 58
1915-1921 Return to Moscow
Difficult yearsp. 62
Power to the peoplep. 64
Painting on Light Groundp. 66
The politics of artp. 68
Political turbulencep. 70
In Grayp. 72
Institutional oppositionp. 74
The German rolep. 76
1922-1925 The Bauhaus in Weimar
The adventure beginsp. 80
A decade of inventionp. 82
White Zig Zagsp. 84
A revolution in art educationp. 86
The art of the 1920sp. 88
Elementary Actionp. 90
One masterpiece after anotherp. 92
Innovations in designp. 94
1926-1932 The Bauhaus in Dessau
"Point and Line to Plane"p. 98
The rise of fascismp. 100
Accent in Pinkp. 102
Kandinsky and Kleep. 104
The new architecturep. 106
Changes at the Bauhausp. 108
The dawn of Surrealismp. 110
Suspended Forcep. 112
1933-1944 The Paris years
Arrival in Parisp. 116
Developments in abstractionp. 118
Sky Bluep. 120
New directionsp. 122
The malaise of an epochp. 124
A quiet farewellp. 126
Bridges to the futurep. 128
The last watercolorp. 130
Index and Biography
Index of Placesp. 134
Index of Peoplep. 136
Biographyp. 142

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