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  • Wassily Kandinsky Research Paper

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    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

  • Wassily Kandinsky Essay

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    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

  • Essay On Wassily Kandinsky And Guan Zhong Wu

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    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

  • Wassily Kandinsky – Composition Vii Essay

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    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

  • Paul Klee, Henri Matisse And Wassily Kandinsky

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    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)

  • Similarities Between Jackson Pollock And Wassily Kandinsky

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    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

  • Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock

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    art. Three known artist in the 20th century were Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Jackson Pollock. They’re all abstract artists that have their own unique style. First artist is Wassily Kandinsky; he was born on December 16, 1866. He is a Russian painter and became an artist because it helped him be “lifted out of the reality.” (The Biography). His well- known piece is the Composition VII. This art piece revolved around form and color. The Wassily Kandinsky’s purpose was to capture the attention

  • The Disenchantment and Rebirth of Western Society According to Nietzsche and Kandinsky

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    saw a glimmer of hope with German music that was being created at the time. Through German music, western society would become re-enchanted and bring the tragic myth back into western culture. Another important thinker of the time was Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky had similar views to Nietzsche

  • Research Paper On The Bauhaus Movement

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    Bauhaus movement created classic pieces and inspirational work in Europe and around the world as many of these great figures had to emigrate after the Bauhaus was forced to close in 1933 due to the political pressure from the Nazi movement. Wassily Kandinsky taught basic design theory at the Bauhaus with association to form and colour. Influenced by theosophy, his abstract artwork shows his use of the primary colours red, yellow and blue and the geometrical elements such as circles, half circles

  • Music And Painting From 20th Century Western Music History

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    artists themselves are both musicians and painters, such as Kandinsky, Schoenberg, Leonardo da Vinci and extra. One of the great examples is Wassily Kandinsky. He is one of the representatives of Russian expressionism painter. He also was a man versed in music. He is a friend of expressionist music composer, Schoenberg. By listening to Schoenberg 's works, he felt "like a recklessly in front of the same lines in countless dance." Since Kandinsky

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