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Wassily Kandinsky

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1866–1944)

Russian-born painter who pioneered abstract painting.

It was not until the age of thirty that Kandinsky decided to abandon an academic career that had begun...

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866)

Mark Roskill.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3411 words.

(1866–1944), Russian painter.

Wassily Kandinsky described in his memoir Reminiscences (1913) how, shortly

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3433 words.

Wassily Kandinsky described in his memoir Reminiscences (1913) how, shortly after his return to Munich in 1908,

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Wassily Kandinsky

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1866–1944)

Russian-born painter who pioneered abstract painting.

It was not until the age of thirty that Kandinsky decided to abandon an academic career that had begun...

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Kandinsky, Wassily

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 7449 words.

Russian, 19th–20th century, male.

Active from 1921 in Germany (naturalised 1928), active from 1934 in France (naturalised 1939).

Born 4 December 1866, in Moscow; died 13...

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Kandinsky, Wassily

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 775 words.

(b Moscow, 22 Nov. [4 Dec.] 1866; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 13 Dec. 1944).

Russian-born painter, printmaker, designer, teacher...

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Kandinsky, Wassily

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 776 words.

(b Moscow, 4 [16] Dec. 1866; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 13 Dec. 1944).

Russian-born painter, printmaker, designer, teacher, and ...

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 2034 words.

who became a German citizen in 1927 and a French citizen in 1939. He was one of the most important figures in the development of the theory and practice of ...

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

Andrew Ayers.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 451 words.

(1866–1944).

Russian-born painter, teacher, writer, and theorist, considered one of the most important pioneers of abstraction. At the

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 420 words.

Russian-born painter who pioneered abstract painting.

It was not until the age of thirty that Kandinsky decided to abandon an academic career that had begun with his appointment as...

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 1934 words.

Russian-born painter, printmaker, designer, teacher, and art theorist, who became a German citizen in

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Kandinsky, Wassily (4 Dec. 1866)

Nick Worrall.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 85 words.

(b. Moscow, 4 Dec. 1866; d. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 13 Dec. 1944)

Painter. A pioneer who

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Kandinsky, Wassily (1866–1944)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 91 words.

His experiments with abstraction were revolutionary. His early abstract paintings, including the many numbered Compositions, express great lyricism. From

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Kandinsky, Wassily (22 Nov. [4 Dec.] 1866)

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 771 words.

(b Moscow, 22 Nov. [4 Dec.] 1866; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, 13 Dec. 1944).

Russian-born painter, printmaker, designer, teacher,

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Kojève, Alexandre (1902–68)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 429 words.

(1902–68)

Russian-born French philosopher and political theorist. The nephew of the great Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky,

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Bayer, Herbert (1900–85)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 141 words.

After initial training as an architect, Bayer studied at the Weimar Bauhaus with Johannes Itten, Wassily Kandinsky, and

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Kojève, Alexandre (1902–68)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 409 words.

The nephew of the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, Kojève had a privileged upbringing in pre-revolutionary Russia. In 1918 he was

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Blaue Reiter, Der

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 80 words.

A group of German expressionist painters formed in 1911 and based in Munich. Leading members were Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944

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Blaue Reiter, Der

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 80 words.

A group of German Expressionist painters formed in 1911 and based in Munich. Leading members were Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944

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Blaue Reiter, Der

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 214 words.

(German, ‘Blue Rider’)

An artists' movement which was active in Munich 1911–14. The principal members were Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc...

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Petr Williams

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(Petr Vladimirovich Williams; born 17 [30] June 1902 in Moscow, died 1 December 1947 in Moscow), Russian scenery and costume designer.

Williams studied painting with Wassily...

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