Painter of the Week: Kandinsky. Today: Composition VII

Painter of the Week: Kandinsky. Today: Composition VII
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Painter of the Week: Wassily Kandinsky. Today: Composition VII (1913)

Painter of the Week Kandinsky. Today Composition VII

Painter of the Week Kandinsky. Today Composition VII

Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VII. According to Kandinsky, the most complex piece he ever painted (1913)

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944) was an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting the first purely abstract works. Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa. He enrolled at the University of Moscow, studying law and economics. Successful in his profession—he was offered a professorship (chair of Roman Law) at the University of Dorpat—he began painting studies (life-drawing, sketching and anatomy) at the age of 30.

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