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Wassily Kandinsky DVD

Wassily Kandinsky DVD

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Wassily Kandinsky DVD

Kandinsky started painting at 30 years old, suddenly abandoning his home and profession, and traveled to Munich to study art. His talent quickly tested the constraints of art school and he began exploring his own ideas. Beginning in 1903, his work was exhibited throughout Europe and often caused controversy among the public, critics, and his contemporaries. Kandinsky's unrelenting quest for new forms produced works of a great many styles. His earlier works, both abstract and figurative, are characterized by a romantic superabundance of brilliant colors and complex patterns. In the 1920's, his work took him to the extremes of geometric abstraction, with sharply etched outlines and clear patterns. In very late works, Kandinsky blended the free, intuitive image of his earlier years with these geometric forms to create a more elegant, beautifully balanced style.

Total running time: 50 minutes

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Type CDs + DVDs
ISBN 0769726666