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Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically.

Wassily_Kandinsky_-_Munich-Schwabing_with_the_Church_of_St._UrsulaMunich-Schwabing with the Church of St. Ursula by Wassily Kandinsky1908

1930

I applied streaks and blobs of color onto the canvas with a palette knife and I made them sing with all the intensity I could...

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Everything starts from a dot.

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«The dominant curve» (photographer Boris Lipnitsky)

Dominant Curve, 1936

kandinsky_venice30sVenice, 1930s

From Left: Irene Guggenheim, Kandinsky, Hilla Rebay, and Solomon R. Guggenheim

From Left: Irene Guggenheim, Kandinsky, Hilla Rebay, and Solomon R. Guggenheim
1930

The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.


Kandinsky Circles Post

Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.

klee_kandinskyWassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee
1929

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