Author(s): Hajo Duchting
Vasily Kandinsky was one of the first painters of abstract art and a founding member of the Blue Rider movement. Although he trained as a lawyer, Kandinsky abandoned this career path to devote himself to art, both as a creator and an influential teacher and theorist at the Bauhaus. Over time, Kandinsky's works grew more abstract, and he is best known for large, expressive paintings that free color from form and line. The book covers the entire span of his career, focuses in particular on his time at the Bauhaus, where he collaborated with Lyonel Feininger and Paul Klee. Lively, accessible, and lavishly illustrated, this new book offers a concise introduction to the life and work of this great master of art.
Hajo Duchting is an artist, art historian, and the author of numerous books on twentieth-century art. Markus Muller is director of the Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso in Munster. Klaus Fumann is a German contemporary artist whose work was awarded the Villa Romana Prize and the Art Award of Darmstadt.