Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Kandinskij.
“Such rich work does not only reflect a personality capable of infinite innovations, [¿] but also one of the most extraordinary aesthetic revolutions of all time: intuitions and reflections, imagination and rationality, passion and rigor, Russian and Western spirit all contributed to form Kandinskij as a man and an artist” (P.A. Riedl).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Kandinskij.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.