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Let’s chat a bit about everyone’s favorite Synesthesia! neurological condition.... Seeing sounds! Tasting music! Feeling colors!Wassily Kandinsky Black Strokes I Hearing odors...?(1913)
The ability to see. The ability to hear.The ability to taste.The ability to smell.The ability to feel.
Kandinsky’s Path to Abstraction Sketches for Impression II (Concert) (1911)Sketches based on a concert ofcomposer Arthur Schoenberg’smusic. Kandinsky later said themusic he heard that eveningchanged the way he thoughtabout art.
“The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with bass notes or dark lake with treble...” - Wassily KandinskyImpression II (Concert) (1911)
Wassily Kandinsky “The more abstract is form, the more clear anddirect its appeal.” Composition VII (1913)