Saturday, 3 December 2016

Kandinsky 'first abstract watercolor' 1910

“The tendency toward abstraction is the consequence of man’s deep turmoil in confronting the world,” writes Wilhelm Worringer. “Ruined by the presumption to know, modern men finds himself as helpless as primitive man before the image of the world.”

Kandinsky First abstract
Wassily Kandinsky Untitled (First abstract watercolor painted at age 44 !) 1910; Munich / Monaco, Germany
Media: watercolor, paper - Dimensions: 196 x 188 cm / Collection: Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, France

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