Composition VIII was painted in 1923 by German Expressionist painter, Vassily Kandinsky. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter. These artists shared the philosophy to express spiritual truths through art, often in abstracted forms. Composition VIII reflects the influence of Suprematism and Constructivism absorbed by Kandinsky while in Russia prior to his return to Germany

Composition VIII was painted in 1923 by German Expressionist painter, Vassily Kandinsky. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter. These artists shared the philosophy to express spiritual truths through art, often in abstracted forms. Composition VIII reflects the influence of Suprematism and Constructivism absorbed by Kandinsky while in Russia prior to his return to Germany

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i really like how they translated the lines of the dancers body into such a simple but beautiful drawing

i really like how they translated the lines of the dancers body into such a simple but beautiful drawing

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"Delicate Tension" (1923), by Wassily Kandinsky. Watercolor and ink on paper; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

"Delicate Tension" (1923), by Wassily Kandinsky. Watercolor and ink on paper; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

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Wassily Kandinsky: “Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colour, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.”

Wassily Kandinsky: “Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colour, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.”

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Wassily Kandinsky - "Cadence", Artist Study , circles , Art Featuring Circles, Inspiration for CAPI Students at milliande.com , circles, kreis, symbology , metaphor, emotion, idea, art

Wassily Kandinsky - "Cadence", Artist Study , circles , Art Featuring Circles, Inspiration for CAPI Students at milliande.com , circles, kreis, symbology , metaphor, emotion, idea, art

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Wassily Kandinsky, Mouvement I (Movement I), 1935. Mixed media on canvas, 116 x 89 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Wassily Kandinsky, Mouvement I (Movement I), 1935. Mixed media on canvas, 116 x 89 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

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