10 Amazing Facts about Wassily Kandinsky

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Want to know 10 amazing facts about about the Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky? Starting with his early life in Moscow and Odessa, he moved to Law School and became a Law professor. But by the time he was 30 he had left teaching and moved to Germany to become an artist. Training in Munich, he soon met Gabriele Münter and later in Murnau his early investigations into colour and the development towards abstraction began.

Music influenced his painting tremendously and can be seen a number of paintings. Working with the Blue Rider group he met August Macke and later taught at the Bauhaus. One of his famous art lessons is also discussed. All this together with his eventual move to Paris and his death in obscurity in 1944.

This art tutorial covers 10 important elements of the life of Wassily Kandinsky and is intended for those interested in art history and school students. The video will be ideal for those teaching art  history in schools or running art workshops.

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