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biografia di Wassily KANDINSKY (1866-1944)

Personal data


Birth : 12/04/1866 - Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Death : 12/13/1944 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany - RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Professional data


Work and Life

1939:French Nationality
1933:Lives and works in Paris, France
1928:German Nationality
1922:Lives and works in Weimar, and teaches in the “Bauhaus”, Germany
1921:Vice-president of the russian Academy of artistic Sciences, Moscow, Russia
1921:Moves to Germany
1919:Creation of “Inkhuk”
1917:Marries Nina von Andreevsky
1915:Lives and works in Moscow, Russia
1911:Foundation of the “Blaue Reiter” with Franz Marc
1909:Writes “the spiritual one in art”
1908:Lives and works in Munchen, Germany
1906:Lives and works in Paris, France
1902:Meets Gabrielle Münter
1897:Begins artistic Studies at the Academy, Munchen, Germany
1895:Artistic Director for printing works
1893:Assistant at the Law Faculty, Moscow, Russia
Law Studies


Other professions

Professor
Bauhaus – Dessau, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil
Print-Multiple : Drypoint - Lithograph - Poster
Drawing-Watercolor : Gouache - Ink - Watercolour

Movements and styles

Der blaue Reiter
Abstraction
Lyrical Abstraction
Bauhaus
Abstraction/Creation
German Expressionism (Die Brücke, Der Blaue Reiter)
Russian Avant-Garde
School of Paris - Russian artists

Works

(Etude pour)Dans le carré noir
Date of creation : 1923
Medium : Drawing
Materials : watercolor-chinese ink-gouache
Supports : paper
Size : 36 x 36 cm
 
Vögel (oiseaux)
Date of creation : 1916
Medium : Drawing
Materials : watercolor-chinese ink-gouache
Supports : paper
Size : 34 x 34 cm
 
Etude pour la couvrture de l' Almanach
Date of creation : 1911
Medium : Drawing
Materials : watercolor-chinese ink-gouache
Supports : paper
Size : 29 x 21 cm
 
Le jugement dernier
Date of creation : 1910
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 127 x 74 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Kandinsky en su contexto
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao / Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – Bilbao, Spain
2002 – 01/31/2003

1972

Rétrospective
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – Paris, France
1972

1963

Retrospective
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
1963

1937

Retrospective
Kunsthalle Bern – Bern BE, Switzerland
1937

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Base Gallery – Tokyo, Japan

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Thomas – Maximilianstrasse 25 – Munich, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Acquavella Galleries Inc. – 18 Esat 79th Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Achim Moeller Fine Art – 167 East 73rd Street – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galleria Tega – Via Senato 24 – Milan MI, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Studio d’Arte Contemporanea Dabbeni – Corso Pestalozzi 1 – Lugano TI, Switzerland

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie Uwe Sacksofsky – Oberer Rainweg 27 – Heidelberg, Germany

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : Burton Marinkovich Fine Art – 1506 21st Street North West – Washington DC, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Leonard Hutton Galleries – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galerie Gunzenhauser – Mauerkircherstr. 2 – Munich, Germany


Group exhibitions

2003

La Russie et les Avant-Gardes
Fondation Maeght – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
2003 – 11/05/2003

Haviland
Musée des Arts Décoratifs – Bordeaux, France
06/28/2003 – 09/01/2003

Carte blanche à Valère Novarina
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
04/23/2003 – 06/09/2003

2002

Josef Albers – Bauhaus 1919-1933 et Paris
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
05/15/2002 – 08/26/2002

Claude Monet … bis zum digitalen Impressionismus
Fondation Beyeler – Riehen BL, Switzerland
03/28/2002 – 08/18/2002

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