Concerning the Spiritual in Art 1910 In this remarkable book, anticipating “the spiritual turning-point” Kandinsky reflects on his understanding of progress in this direction. This is not a process that would happen automatically.
I'm finally getting around to reading Wassily Kandinsky's Concerning the Spiritual in Art. In it, the artist explains his plans for the ascent of spiritually fulfilling and expressive art that surpasses mere replication of natural form. This is not to say that Kandinsky is in favor of pure abstraction.
In doing so, Kandinsky redefined traditional concepts of the picture plane and provided the rationale for much of modern art. Biographical Information Kandinsky was born to an affluent family in.LibriVox recording of Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky. (Translated by Michael Sadler.) Read in English by Expatriate Published in 1911, Kandinsky's book compares the spiritual life of humanity to a pyramid -- the artist has a mission to lead others to the pinnacle with his work.Kandinsky's book Concerning the Spiritual in Art (1910) and Point and Line to Plane (1926) echoed this theosophical tenet. Illustrations by John Varley in Thought-Forms (1901) influenced him visually.
The spiritual life, to which art belongs and of which she is one of the mightiest elements, is a complicated but definite and easily definable movement forwards and upwards. This movement is the movement of experience. It may take different forms, but it holds at bottom to the same inner thought and purpose.Read More
First published in Munich in 1911, Wassily Kandinsky’s “Concerning the Spiritual in Art” explores the artist’s ideas on the different forms of art and what role art plays in the spiritual life of m.Read More
Concerning the Spiritual in Art Summary. Art is the expression of the spiritual atmosphere of a certain period. Its form pertaining to its characteristic features evolves from the culture that inspires artistic expression. Copying form, where certain typical elements are imitated, such as that of ancient Greeks, leads only to replication.Read More
Concerning the Spiritual in Art (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) by Kandinsky, Wassily at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 0486234118 - ISBN 13: 9780486234113 - Dover Publications Inc. - 2000 - Softcover.Read More
Kandinsky engages the concept of a spiritual triangle that involves various constantly struggling efforts in his view of art and the world. Human striving changes this triangle, although certain endeavors can be misunderstood. Beethoven as part of this triangle achieved the level that few managed to attain, but his genius was only recognized after his death. The advancement of the triangle is.Read More
The moment of unpredictability and improvisation that was so important to Kandinsky, and that he struggles to achieve in the abstract works produced under the auspices of On the Spiritual in Art—and I want to point out that the scholar Richard Stratton has noted that this has a unique place, this essay, in the history of avant-garde thinking, for Kandinsky's ideas were developed before the.Read More
Wassily Kandinsky played a crucial role in the evolution of the abstract painting. He never lost touch with the spiritual aspect of the painting. This approach applied by the expressionist in the early 1940s and 1950s. The artists always felt an inner fulfillment in the expressionist art.Read More
These contrasting depths of emotion give rise to the potent tension between materialism and abstraction in Section VI, Paragraph 18 of Kandinsky’s essay “Concerning the Spiritual in Art.” Here, Kandinsky comments on those “rhomboidal composition(s) made up of a number of human figures (which are) an absolute necessity to the composition,” criticizing the figures’ material appeal.Read More
A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866?1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period.Read More
Essays on Art Quizzes Obelisk. Concerning the Spiritual in Art — Part 2: About Painting Wassily Kandinsky, 1910. V. THE PSHCHOLOGICAL WORKING OF COLOUR. To let the eye stray over a palette, splashed with many colours, produces a dual result. In the first place one receives a PURELY PHYSICAL IMPRESSION, one of pleasure and contentment at the varied and beautiful colours. The eye is either.Read More