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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 274 PROFILES IN ART

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

THE HARMONY OF COLOR

“All methods are sacred if they are internally necessary. All methods are sins if they are not justified by internal necessity.”

Wassily Kandinsky

 

Although Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky is hailed as one of the founding fathers of abstract art, the designation is a bit of a misnomer. To be sure, Kandinsky’s art was abstract; however, unlike other artists of the genre who used their art to intentionally distort the realities of the physical world, Kandinsky’s art neither represented nor resembled any form of reality. Rather, he sought to create a purely spiritual ...

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