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Wassily Kandinsky

Data de nascimento: 4. Dezembro 1866
Data de falecimento: 13. Dezembro 1944
Outros nomes: Василий Кандинский

Wassily Kandinsky foi um artista plástico russo, professor da Bauhaus e introdutor da abstração no campo das artes visuais. Apesar da origem russa, adquiriu a nacionalidade alemã em 1928 e a francesa em 1939.

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„Generally speaking, colour is a power which directly influences the soul. Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammer, the soul is the strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.“

—  Wassily Kandinsky

V. The psychological working of Colour: Quoted in: Hajo Düchting (2000) Wassily Kandinsky, 1866-1944: A Revolution in Painting. p. 17
Alternative translation:
Colour is a means of exerting direct influence on the soul. Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hands which plays touching one key or another purposively to cause vibrations in the Soul; in: Anna Moszynska, Abstract Art, Thames and Hudson, 1990
Fonte: 1910 - 1915, Concerning the Spiritual in Art, 1911

„.. the works of Mozart. They create a welcome pause amidst the storms of our inner life, a vision of consolation and hope, but we hear them like sounds of another, vanished and essential unfamiliar age. Clashing discords, loss of equilibrium..“

—  Wassily Kandinsky

Quote from: On the Spiritual in Art, 1911; as cited in Schönberg and Kandinsky: An Historic Encounter, by Klaus Kropfinger; edited by Konrad Boehmer; published by Routledge (imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informal company), 2003, p. 17
1910 - 1915

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