The beginnings of abstract art

The beginnings of abstract art

with an emphasis on the work of Kandinsky. Other artists discussed were Marianne von Werefin, Franz Marc, August Macke and Paul Klee

WerefinSelfPortrait1

Marianne von Werefin, Selbsporträt, 1910, oil on canvas, 51 x 34 cm, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

MarcCow

Franz Mark, Gelb Kuh, 1911, oil on canvas, 141 x 189 cm, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA

MackeWindow

August Macke, Study Of A Bright Shop Window, 1913, oil on canvas, location unknown

KleePflanzung

Paul Klee, Rhythmen einer Pflanzung, 1925, oil on cloth, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

KandinskiReiter

Wassily Kandinski, Der Blau Reiter, 1903, oil on canvas, 52 x 55 cm, Collection E.G. Bührle, Zürich, Switzerland

 

KandinskiRidingCouple

Wassily Kandinski, Riding Couple, date unknown, oil on canvas, 55 x 51 cm, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

KandinskiArcher

Wassily Kandinski, Picture with an Archer, 1903, oil on canvas, 175 x 145 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

KandinskiCompVII

Wassily Kandinski, Composition VII, 1913, oil on canvas, 201 x 302 cm, Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

KandinskiCircles

Wassily Kandinski, Colour Study. Squares with Concentric Circles, date unknown, watercolour, gouache and crayon on paper, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

MC, 23 January, 2018, Meeting No 9

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