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Wassily Kandinsky

(1866—1944) Russian painter and theorist

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Kandinsky, Wassily

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(b Moscow, 22 Nov. [4 Dec.] 1866; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 13 Dec. 1944). Russian-born painter, printmaker, designer, teacher, and art theorist, who became a German citizen in ... ... More
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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Moscow, 1866–1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine),

studied law and economics at Munich University and travelled in France and Italy before devoting himself

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World Encyclopedia

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His experiments with abstraction were revolutionary. His early abstract paintings, including the many numbered Compositions, express great lyricism. From

Kandinsky, Wassily

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1866–1944).

Russian-born painter, teacher, writer, and theorist, considered one of the most important pioneers of abstraction. At the

Kandinsky, Wassily

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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(b. Moscow, 4 Dec. 1866; d. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 13 Dec. 1944)

Painter. A pioneer who

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Russian-born painter who pioneered abstract painting. It was not until the age of thirty that Kandinsky decided to abandon an academic career that had begun with his appointment ... More
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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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(1866–1944), Russian painter.

Wassily Kandinsky described in his memoir Reminiscences (1913) how, shortly

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