Born on December 16, 1866 in Moscow Russia, Wassily Kandinsky was a painter, printmaker, stage designer, art theorist, and a central artist in the development of 20th century abstract art. Kandinsky studied economics, ethnography and law in Moscow from 1886 to 1893, and wrote a dissertation on the legality of labourers’ wages. In 1896, Kandinsky […]
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Born on February 8, 1880 in Munich, Germany, Franz Marc was a principal painter of the German Expressionist movement. The son of a professional landscape painter, Marc chose to become an artist after a year of military service interrupted his plans to study philology. Marc studied at the Kunstakademie in Munich under Gabriel von Hackl […]
“There is no must in art because art is free.” —Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VIII, 1923, Oil on canvas 55.1 × 79.1″ (140.0 × 201.0 cm) New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum See more Art Quotes here. Learn more about Wassily Kandinsky a, key artist in the development of 20th century abstract art.