Wassily Kandinsky

Russian, 1866-1944

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Wassily Kandinsky

Russian, 1866-1944

15,025 followers

An early champion of abstract painting, Wassily Kandinsky is known for his lyrical style and …

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An early champion of abstract painting, Wassily Kandinsky is known for his lyrical style and innovative theories on nonfigurative art. In his 1910 treatise Concerning the Spiritual In Art, Kandinsky made famous his belief that abstract colors and forms can be used to express the “inner life” of the artist. Kandinsky …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
$33m, Sotheby's, 2017
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 3 more
Group show at a major institution
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and 13 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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