Wassily Kandinsky
Russian, 1866-1944
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High auction record
$33m, Sotheby's, 2017
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
2017
Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,
Guggenheim Museum
A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from the Phillips Collection,
Kimbell Art Museum
2016
L'esprit du Bauhaus,
Les Arts Décoratifs

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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