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Neha  Gupta Wassily Kandinsky – The Man Who Paved The Road To Abstraction
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If you have ever been to an abstract art gallery or even explored online art galleries that offer abstract art for sale, then you must have observed that these stock a lot of museum quality art prints of the works of Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky is often regarded as the artist who created first pure abstract painting. He is the one who paved the road to abstraction and illuminated the path for the coming generations of artists. He is one of the most famous artists amongst the art lovers and even the online art fraternity.

Kandinsky was a highly intelligent young man, born in 1866 in Moscow. He came from a very cultivated family. His father was a wealthy tea merchant. By the age of six, Kandinsky was playing both the piano and the cello. At the age of 19, he was admitted to the Moscow University where he read law and economics, and started work on a PhD Thesis on “the Legality of Labourers’ Wages.” At the end, when he got his thesis at the age of 27 in 1893, he was offered a professorship in a provincial Russian University which he declined because he was interested in art and music. He wanted simply to expand his knowledge of art and music, but before doing so, he accepted a three-year commissioned by the Russian Archaeological Association to explore Russian folk art in the northern reaches of Russia. He spent three years researching that which was going to be instrumental in some of the work that he produced early on in his artistic career, something which is immensely popular amongst online art lovers.

Once he got his PhD thesis, in order to purse his arts he went to Munich. Munich was an artistic hive at the time. In Munich, he enrolled in an art school simply to learn the theory of art and improve on his technique because throughout his studies, he had used art as a form of recreation and relaxation. He also took courses in Munich Academy of Arts. What triggered an extraordinary change in a man who was clearly an academic intellectual and highly refined was an exhibition in Moscow that he saw before going to Munich. The exhibition displayed the works of Claude Monet’s Haystacks. What struck him about the pictures that he saw at that exhibition were not the haystacks themselves, but the effect the color and the shapes had on his mind. He was exhilarated by the sensation of the colors. For him, these hay stacks were not haystacks so much but a medley of colors. While in Munich, he took a side trip to Holland and there he started to explore in his own way. The three years that he spent researching for the Russian Archaeological Association introduced him not only to Russian folklore, which he recorded but also to folk art, which he may not have been familiar with. He spent many years in Munich and having attended the courses in art, he really felt that he needed to be earning a bit of money and to do so he took the courage of actually opening a small private art school. He created some brilliant artworks. It is clear from his artworks that he was not interested in the representation; rather he was interested in the visual effects of the color and the painting. He was interested in colors and the emotional effects of colors. There is an emotional content to color and that is really what Kandinsky was all about. That is his legacy that we witness at leading online art galleries that offer reproduction of his works of sale.   
 


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View Profile   By Gilbert Fomee   14 days ago
Me encantan este tipo de articulos donde se habla del mejor xxx porno porque hacen pensar en todo lo referente al arte en la vida cotidiana, gracias
View Profile   By Jhuliana   11 months ago
Muy buen post, estos chicos cada vez van mas al estilo de las mejores puritanas , solo lamentos :)




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