Wassily Kandinsky:
Painting "Yellow-Red-Blue" (1925), Framed


Wassily Kandinsky:
Painting "Yellow-Red-Blue" (1925), Framed


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Limited, 499 copies | Numbered certificate | Reproduction, giclee on canvas | On a stretcher | Framed | Format 50 x 79 cm (H/W)


Wassily Kandinsky: Painting "Yellow-Red-Blue" (1925), Framed

In 1922 Kandinsky received the offer of Walter Cropius who invited the artist to study at Bauhaus. He combined his education with the theoretical creations and in 1926 issued his famous book "About the Spiritual in the Art" (1911) with the "Point and Line to Area," the ninth volume of the Bauhaus writings, a further series.
In more than 200 pages, he explains the foundations of his painting and sets out his logic of colors and shapes, in which, for example, blue is assigned to the circle, yellow to the acute-angled triangle, and red to the square. Kandinsky's synaesthetic system goes far beyond these simple basic forms and includes line forms, even associated sounds and smells, in his finely subdivided art and contemporary historical argumentation. The work offered here from 1925 shows his ideas for color and form harmony in exemplary fashion.

Original: 1925, oil on canvas, 128 x 201.5 cm (H / W). Donation Nina Kandinsky, 1976, Center Georges Pompidou, Paris, National Museum of Modern Art.
Brilliant fine art giclée on cotton canvas on a stretcher. Framed in valuable solid wood framing with silver shadow gap bar. Limited edition 499 copies, back numbered certificate. Format framed approx. 50 x 79 cm (H / W).

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1866-1944, abstract expressionist, co-founder of the artist group "The Blue Rider" Kandinsky has, like no other, the written "Alphabet of 20th century art". In his abstract painting he brought the original force of colour and composition without the distraction of mapping of object effect. The mystery of life could be captured and represented only by the abstract clash of colour and graphic form in his opinion.

Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow in 1866 and died in 1944 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. The Economist and lawyer decided in 1896 with his relocation to Munich, finally for an artistic career and began the study of art there. In 1901 he founded time school "Phalanx", he met his future partner of the Munich years Gabriele Munter. Many travels through Europe and Tunis marked its artistic possibilities of expression through the various impressions. Gabriele Munter bought a house in Murnau in 1909, this was a longer period of stay in the town and in Munich.

Kandinsky's early Munich pictures were under the influence of Art Nouveau and the Russian folk art, whose fairy-tale themes long worked in his works after. The glass paintings of the co-founder of the "New Artists' Association Munich" from 1909 and the “The Blue Rider “of 1911 reflect Kandinsky impressions of popular Bavarian art tradition.

During the First World War, the Russians held back on in Moscow. In 1922 he returned to Germany and played a decisive role at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau. Ultimately, it took Kandinsky however to Paris. He lived from 1933 with his wife, whom he had married in Russia, until his death in the metropolis on the Seine.

The encounter with the Russian constructivists showed his mark in Kandinsky's work through geometry and lines that are in dynamic tension with each other. In his theoretical writings he outlined the fundamental harmony of abstract art. The close relationship between music and painting discovered the viewer not only in his paintings, but it is also underlined by the composer Kandinsky: "Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, and the soul is the sound body with many strings. The artist is the virtuoso who brings the soul to vibrate with its grips ...”

Giclée = derived from the French verb gicler meaning "to squirt, spray".

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The Giclée process is suitable for real art canvas, handmade and watercolor paper and for silk.

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