Wassily Kandinsky Biography Video
Around 1913, Kandinsky began working on paintings that came to be considered the first totally abstract works in modern art, for they made no reference to or described objects in the physical world.
Wassily Kandinsky was a very prolific artist. Between 1909 and 1914, when he was developing abstraction, Kandinsky created some 200 paintings and numerous sketches.
Kandinsky used an array of geometric shapes and lines in a colourful and riotous contemporary display, prompting many artists to imitate his style.
On White II, is an excellent painting by the Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky, and was created in 1923. This early example of abstract art measuring 98cm x 105cm is said to be Kandinsky’s most famous painting.