Kandinsky

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Kandinsky

  1. 1. <ul><li>WASSILY KANDINSKY </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Wassily Kandinsky was born in December 1866 in Moscow, Russia. As a child he loved music and learned to play the piano and the cello. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>After Kandinsky left school he became a teacher. When he was 30 years old he left and started studying art. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Kandinsky’s artwork is called ABSTRACT . </li></ul><ul><li>His paintings are made up of lots of shapes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Here is what his work looks like . Composition VIII, 1923 Yellow, Red, Blue, 1925 What shapes can you see? What colours can you see?
  6. 11. <ul><li>Kandinsky’s favourite music was Richard Wagner . </li></ul><ul><li>His favourite was jazz music. He listened to music to help decide what colours and shapes to use. </li></ul>
  7. 12. <ul><li>Kandinsky said </li></ul><ul><li>“ I see colours when I listen to music.” </li></ul>
  8. 13. <ul><li>Kandinsky died on the 13th December 1944. </li></ul><ul><li>He was 78 years old. </li></ul>

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