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The Life of Wassily
Kandinsky
Wassily Kandinsky was born in
December 1866 in Moscow,
Russia. As a child he loved music
and learned to play the piano and...
After Kandinsky left school he
became a teacher.
When he was 30 years old he left and
started studying art.
Kandinsky’s artwork is called abstract.
His paintings are made up of lots of
shapes. We will all see something
different w...
Kandinsky used music to help him work. His
favourite was jazz music, like Count Basie, Duke
Ellington and Lionel Hampton. ...
Kandinsky said “I see colour
when I hear music.”
Kandinsky died in December 1944.
He was 78 years old.
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  1. 1. The Life of Wassily Kandinsky
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. After Kandinsky left school he became a teacher.
  4. 4. When he was 30 years old he left and started studying art.
  5. 5. Kandinsky’s artwork is called abstract. His paintings are made up of lots of shapes. We will all see something different when we look at his work.
  6. 6. Kandinsky used music to help him work. His favourite was jazz music, like Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. He listened to the music to help decide which colours and shapes to use.
  7. 7. Kandinsky said “I see colour when I hear music.”
  8. 8. Kandinsky died in December 1944. He was 78 years old.

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