The Life and Art of Wassily Kandinsky

The Life and Art of Wassily Kandinsky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499465822
Publisher: Rosen Young Adult
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The "Red Spot" 8

Siberia and Fairy Tales 10

The Seriousness of Youth 12

Adventure 13

Perception 15

Confusion and Change 16

Kandinsky Reborn 17

Munich 18

Music and Inspiration 21

Synaeslhesia 22

The Path Diverges 23

A Battle for Honour 24

Turmoil 25

Escape 26

Theosophy and Metaphysics 27

The Great Leap Forward 28

Breakthrough 31

The Nut and Its Shell 32

Concerning the Spiritual in Art 35

New Friends, New Ideas 36

Reaching for Abstraction 39

Abstraction 40

The Blue Rider 43

Apocalypse 44

Crossing Borders 46

A World Turned Upside Down 48

Separation and Denial 50

Sweden and the Final Resolution 51

Return to Russia 52

Communism 54

Strength in Adversity 56

Leaving Russia for the Last Time 58

An Unexpected Calm 61

The Bauhaus Years 62

Reason and Magic-Work at the Bauhaus 65

The Total Work of Art 68

Success 70

Tragedy 71

Making Peace with Science 72

Retreat 76

Resolution 79

Glossary 82

For More Information 84

For Further Reading 85

Bibliography 86

Index 87

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