KANDINSKY WATERCOLOURS AND OTHER WORKS ON PAPER

Whitford, Frank

ISBN 10: 0500092893 / ISBN 13: 9780500092897
Editorial: Thames and Hudson, 1999
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Large format. Red cloth with cream title ot spine and vignette to front cover. Striking catalogue of the first major showing of Kandinsky's work for some years. Colour illustrations. Abstract art. Bump along edge of front cover. A little fading to a couple of cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a little edge-creasing. [S]. N° de ref. de la librería 2114047

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Título: KANDINSKY WATERCOLOURS AND OTHER WORKS ON ...

Editorial: Thames and Hudson

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Hardback

Ilustrador: Kandinsky, Vasily

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First edition..

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Wassily Kandinsky was one of the first artists to create pictures without figurative motifs. This is a catalogue to the Kandinsky exhibition at the Royal Academy, spanning the artist's entire career and consisting entirely of Kandinsky's work on paper - watercolours, prints and drawings. It is in these small scale works that the spontaneity which Kandinsky was seeking is most clearly shown and it is through the medium of watercolour that the artist achieves the luminosity and intensity he intended. The exhibition also includes a number of his outstanding prints, especially woodcuts and lithographs, which are little known and not often shown.

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Vasily Kandinsky was one of the most pivotal figures in the development of modernist painting. He was born in the mid 19th-century, and by the time of his death in 1944 he had played a key role in revolutionizing the nature of European painting, and laying the groundwork for future movements. Most significant among his contributions to high modernism are his involvements with the Blue Rider group, Russian constructivism, and the later years of the Bauhaus. By the end of 1910 Kandinsky had developed a purely abstract style--arguably one of the first--in his paintings, particularly the watercolors.

This beautiful book, designed to accompany the first full-scale exhibition of Kandinsky's work in London at the Royal Academy of Arts, traces his development from an unremarkable painter of Russian folk scenes to the geometrically precise and clinical draftsman of the later abstract creations. His image-making culminated during his final years with paintings of strangely micro-organic-looking works. Art historian Frank Whitford's introductory essay charts Kandinsky's career with wonderful lucidity, and is particularly good on the tension between the artist's theory and practice. He is less clear on the significance of the works on paper and outlining Kandinsky's legacy; but perhaps the book will provide the possibilities for just such a reassessment of the painter's standing within the history of modern art. --Jerry Brotton, Amazon.co.uk

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