Vasily Kandinsky

Vasily Kandinsky was born in Moscow in 1866. One of the great masters of modern art, he studied law and economics at the University of Moscow, and began painting in 1896. He further studied at Anton Ažbe’s private school at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He organized 22 museums in Russia and became the director of the Musuem of Pictorial Culture. He taught at the Bauhaus school of art and architecture from 1922-1933, then moving to France where he lived out his remaining years. He passed away in 1944 at the age of 78.

Images featured here are from “Vasily Kandinsky”, published by Grange Books in 2004.

Vasily Kandinsky is featured in Edition: Out Of This World

Blue Circle (1922)
Composition VII (1913)
Small Pleasures (1913)
Varied Actions (1941)
White Oval (1919)