Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) was a Russian artist, art theorist, and front runner of Western abstract art.
Wassily Kandinsky Summary:
- He, along with other artists, founded the Blue Rider, an organization that championed the development of abstract art.
- He knew how to play the piano and cello.
- He was a successful academician before becoming a painter.
- Kandinsky had a wide range of influences that spanned art movements and styles.
- After spending years living in Munich, he settled down in Moscow, then immigrated to Paris before his death.
Wassily Kandinsky’s Famous Paintings:
- Composition IV (1911)
- Composition VII (1913)
- Moscow I (Red Square) (1916)
- The Evening (1913)
- Composition VIII (1923)
- Several Circles (1926)
- Composition X (1939)