Wassily Kandinsky Essay

Sort By:
Page 1 of 11 - About 106 essays
  • Best Essays

    Paper: Wassily Kandinsky Shelby Steinbach Des Moines Area Community College April 2017 Wassily Kandinsky has been part of my fascination and love for art for approximately ten years now. Beginning when I was a freshman in high school, and every year as part of our art classes, my instructor would do small units on art theory and highlight artists throughout those units, Kandinsky included. While my talents, in particular, are somewhat limited to what I can represent, Kandinsky was the

    • 1426 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    Wassily Kandinsky Essay

    • 1710 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Solomon Higgs Dr. Watson HUMA 1153 4-22-10 Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian-born artist, whose contributions to the world of modern art are innumerable. On an artistic level, Kandinsky's maturation process from representational art to abstract art is fascinating. From his earliest work, with an impressionistic flair, to his later work, which was pure abstraction, Kandinsky was an innovator and a genius. He bridged the gap between reality painting of earlier decades and the

    • 1710 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Wassily Kandinsky Essay

    • 1781 Words
    • 8 Pages

    During the 1860‘s, Wassily Kandinsky grew up in Moscow, Russia and would someday be known as the one who marked the pivotal point in abstract modern art. During young adulthood, Kandinsky studied law at the University of Moscow and became a law professor until the age of thirty. He had always been interested in fine art, however his parents pushed him to pursue a career that would make him an elite during his time. From 1896 to 1900, Kandinsky studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany

    • 1781 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Wassily Kandinsky is my target artist. He is known for his abstract worked and how he used music, mainly instrumental, to create his pieces. Listening to music had helped Kandinsky get in touch with his subconscious mind, that helped him paint the sounds he "heard/felt" onto his canvas. The use of many elements and principles of design were used in his work such as line, shape, colour, texture, and much more. Being able to enter his subconscious mind allowed him to make his work look random

    • 828 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Wassily Kandinsky – Composition VII 1 Renegade of the Early Twentieth Century: Wassily Kandinsky: Wassily Kandinsky – Composition VII Diana Prakash Understanding art Professor Judith Gibson-Vick Sunday, June 26, 2011 Wassily Kandinsky – Composition VII 2 Introduction In the year 1913, Kandinsky created the composition VII, which became one the most talked about painting of the century. A very interesting fact about Kandinsky is his devotion to colors. His painting’s

    • 1044 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    This essay will compare two artists from different countries, one is a Russian artist called Wassily Kandinsky and the other one is Guan Zhong Wu, he comes from China which is my own country. The two artists lived in different cultural backgrounds during the same period, so they had significant similarities and differences. First, this essay will compare the similar artistic spirit between the two artists. Second, this essay will examine the different drawing tools that the two artists used for their

    • 1115 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    What do Paul Klee, Henri Matisse, and Wassily Kandinsky, three major European artists,  have in common? They were all influenced by the Norwegian post-impressionist painter, Edvard Munch, who worked between the 1880s and the 1940s (1). Munch painted the famous (and very widely known) The Scream work in 1893 and it would later become a major influence to those who created art across the world. Various artists gained inspiration from Munch, whether it was from his style of painting (mainly his brushstrokes)

    • 1542 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Better Essays

    The innovative and passionate presence in both Jackson Pollock’s and Wassily Kandinsky avant-garde paintings exemplifies the redefinition of boundaries throughout their art making practices. Both artists challenged traditions both materially and conceptually using innovative and diverse approaches to materials and techniques when painting. Wassily Kandinsky goes against traditions and academies to create vivid, sensual and symbolic large-scale semi abstract expressionist oil paintings in a heightened

    • 1609 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Wassily Kandinsky

    • 932 Words
    • 4 Pages

    He sought to break free from creating pieces of recognizable forms and subject matter. Wassily Kandinsky was fascinated by the emotional power music brought and used it as an inspirational tool. Music expresses itself through sound and time. The greatness of music is that it allows a listener the freedom to imagine, interpret and feel however they

    • 932 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    would like to focus on two works of art, one is called Rattlesnake by Frederic Remington, and the other is Composition IV by Wassily Kandinsky. If you haven’t caught on I really like the bronze cowboy sculptures. Wassily kandinsky was born in Moscow Russia in 1866 and died in 1944. He went to an art school and was not just a painter but a theorist. From 1866 to 1896 Wassily painted many realistic art works, like Der Blaue Reiter, and Munich Schwabing with the church of St. Ursula, which was translated

    • 841 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
Previous
Page12345678911