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The most famous paintings of Kandinsky


The works of Vasily Kandinsky is the exact step-by-step reflection of his life. All felt that the artist's internal experiences, the perception of the realities of life appears in his paintings. From early childhood, Kandinsky had the ability to painting, however, he becomes a lawyer and received the title of associate Professor with the right to teach. One event turns his world, and he decides to become an artist. The future founder of self-direction in abstract art, see the work of Claude Monet. He decides to do himself, initially draws in the style of impressionism. The most famous paintings by Kandinsky below.

10. Gabrielle Munter drawing

"Gabrielle Munter drawing". Postimpressionist work of the artist dedicated to his student and lover. He drew her back, how it works (paints, creates) on a background of autumn Park. Kandinsky in his entire creative life he wrote very few portraits, but his beloved is portrayed in several of his famous paintings. Persons Munter is not visible, but it is not important, attention is drawn to the play of colors and how the figure of the artist differs from the bright surrounding background. Gabrielle Munter played a major role in the development of the abstract artist Kandinsky. Even after parting with the artist because of the outbreak of the first world war she saved his work, he left Germany in the house of Murnau.

9. Blue rider

"The blue rider". Quite a small painting (compared to other paintings by the author) refers to the early period of the formation of the artist Kandinsky. But some experts already in these works, see background to abstraction, which will be his style until much later. Fuzzy outlines, free brushstrokes convey the idea of the author, not the importance of what is depicted, the main thing that feels contemplative paintings. This kind of philosophy of the artist to travel back to his slaves in the style of abstract art. As the picture was called creative Association founded along with Franz Marc. But Kandinsky had never connected the name of the Association and his famous painting.

8. Composition VII

"Composition VII". Like the earlier paintings in this logical chain Composition VII is devoted to the theme of the Apocalypse. The main theme of the paintings is the last judgment, however, sets it apart from the Compositions V and VI the abundance of bright colors. The painting displays not oppression, fear, and horror, on the contrary, the release of the soul from material existence in a brighter, better world. According to records, Gabriel Munter it was written in just four days, but the preparatory process, the world-famous paintings, took a couple of months. There have been many accurate sketches and plans, 30 sketches, besides a lot of oil sketches, watercolors, engravings.

7. A few laps

"A few laps". The creation of this famous leaf falls on the most fruitful period in the work of Kandinsky. It is the culmination of the artist's works with circles in the style of abstract art. In the same year Kandinsky is releasing a book of their judgments and thoughts about abstract art. In the book he talks about the musical and emotional equivalent of colors. The picture of 1926, when the famous Bauhaus moved from Weimar to Dessau. Before 1933, while in power the Nazis did not come, the artist painted more than 300 160 watercolors and oil paintings. But Bauhaus was closed hastily, and Kandinsky moved to Paris. Many of the works written during this period, were destroyed.

6. Moody

"Capricious". Childhood and adolescence Kandinsky took place in Odessa, in the port city. In many works of the artist can be traced to the marine theme. This picture is clear evidence of this. At first glance, the images in the famous painting is quite clear. In the center of the boat or ship, it is possible to distinguish between waves of fish command, and the flags, but do not forget that it is abstract. Costs a bit to take another look and this is not a ship, and the space and elements are all similar to the cosmic body. For some it looks like a fantastic fish. This painting Kandinsky is considered to be slightly humorous, humorous in relation to other works of the author.

5. Composition VIII

"Composition VIII". Kandinsky was a deeply religious man, and it could not be shown in the artist's work. As a continuation of the apocalyptic lines, the creation of the painting coincided with a period when the rational beginning, the rigor and logic prevailed in the works of the author. It was then that he wrote his famous book "Point and line to plane", describing the psychological meaning of each figure in the paintings. The author understood that for the layman it will be difficult to understand the depth of thought, therefore recommended not to focus on every detail. The artist advises to try to hold through the emotions emanating from the paintings, to feel the music in shapes and lines.

4. Two on a horse

"Two on a horse". One of the earliest and well-known works by Kandinsky, at first glance has nothing in common with his later works and style. But here you can see the prerequisites in the form of bright spots and lines. Not clear images of human faces suggests that their emotion is not the main idea. From the picture breathes peace and tranquility. The direction of movement indicates that the riders are returning home, they do not control the horse, he carries them himself. These hints give a wide scope for philosophical reflection. The nearby river also hints at the frailty of life.

3. Color sketch: Squares with concentric circles

"Color sketch: Squares with concentric circles". The famous painting is a transitional moment in the work of Kandinsky from randomness to a strict geometry. Some impetus in this was the exhibition of his paintings in 1912, cold acclaimed. However, after the exhibition of Kandinsky's name became known all over the world. 1913, created the "Color sketch: Squares with concentric circles". The artist began to study the responses of the audience concerning his paintings. Notes, what shapes and colors have positive or negative emotions, what associations does one or another picture. Brings out the nuances, not only pleasing to the eye, but also touching the heart strings.

2. Blue sky

"Blue sky". After the forced relocation from Germany to Paris, Kandinsky returns to figure painting. But to call it such is quite difficult, as it is a mixture of abstract art. Shapes, lines and colors give a clear hint of abstraction. The paintings in this period are characterized by their playful shape. Shown on the famous painting "Blue sky" some creatures cast doubt that is the sky. Maybe it is the sea and floating in it fish, squid and jellyfish. The author does not define these entities, thus leaving room for the imagination. Each viewer will see what is closer to him.

1. View Of Murnau

"View Of Murnau". For a long time, Kandinsky lived in Murnau with his mistress Gabriele Munter. Among the works of the artist famous landscape paintings in which he depicts his home and the local nature. Located at the foot of the Alps, the city and the surrounding beauty inspired the artist. In the paintings created in this period of Kandinsky, already traced the retreat of the shape of the image, the play of lines and spots comes to the fore. In this place the artist reinterprets their creativity and thinking more and more about abstract art. Once he sees a picture of the amazing game of colors, but twilight doesn't recognize her picture, standing upside down. He understands no matter what is depicted in the painting, the important thing is what emotions it evokes in the viewer.

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