kandinsky kandinsky

Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)

News

  1. German police bust multi-million dollar international art forgery ring

    German police said Thursday they have broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring which specialized in producing bogus works attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. German police break up international art ring

    BERLIN (AP) — German police said Thursday they have broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring which specialized in producing bogus works attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Christie's opens 5 day public exhibition showcasing leading masterpieces of the summer auction season

    The auction is led by Wassily Kandinsky’s rare Expressionist masterpiece Studie zu Improvisation 3, 1909 (estimate: £12-16 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Art Daily

Quotes

  1. "The national gallery has the only large 20th century collection in our whole Asian Pacific region, but we're lacking a Kandinsky and a Mondrian and a major Picasso and just a few other things," Mr Radford said. "There are just a handful...
    on Oct 12, 2005 By: Ron Radford Source: The Age

  2. "If you think of McGinn as sort of a Kandinsky painter, you've got Burgess as much more of a Tinkertoy builder ...... one piece at a time," said Councilmember Nick Licata.
    on Apr 4, 2010 By: Nick Licata Source: Seattle Times

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