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Author Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944.

Title Kandinsky, complete writings on art / edited by Kenneth C. Lindsay and Peter Vergo.

Imprint New York : Da Capo Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    700 KAN    Available
Edition 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Description xiii, 924 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Originally published: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, c1982. (Documents of twentieth century art). In two vols.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 862-916) and index.
Contents Critique of critics -- Correspondence from Munich -- Foreword to the Catalogue of the first exhibition of the Neue Küstler-Vereinigung München -- Letters from Munich -- From the Catalogue of the second exhibition of the Neue Künstler-vereinigung München -- Content and form -- Footnotes to Schoenberg's "On parallel octaves and fifths" -- Whither the "new" art? -- The battle for art -- The first exhibition of the editors of the Blaue Reiter -- On the spiritual in art -- Schoenberg's pictures -- Second exhibition of the editors of the Blaue Reiter -- The Blaue Reiter Almanac -- On understanding art -- Sounds -- Autobiographical note/postscript -- Letter to the editor -- Painting as pure art -- Reminiscences/Three pictures -- Cologne lecture -- Letters to Arthur Jerome Eddy -- On the artist -- Art without subject -- Little articles on big questions -- Russia's artistic spring -- Self-characterization -- Artistic life in Russia -- Program for the Institute of Artistic Culture -- Report to the Pan-Russian Conference, 1920 -- Interview with Charles-André Julien --
Foreword to the Catalogue of the First International Art Exhibition, Düsseldorf -- A new naturalism? -- Foreword to the Catalogue of the Kandinsky Exhibition at Gummesons -- Small worlds -- On reform of art schools -- Bauhaus 1919-1923 -- Yesterday--today--tomorrow -- Twilight -- Abstract art -- Dance curves : the dances of Palucca -- Point and line to plane -- The value of theoretical instruction in painting -- And, some remark on synthetic art -- Painting and photography -- Violet -- Art pedagogy/analytical drawing -- Statement in the catalogue of the October exhibition, Galerie F. Möller -- Bare wall -- Two suggestions -- The psychology of the productive personality -- Reply to a questionnaire -- The Blaue Reiter (recollection) -- Pictures at an exhibition -- Tribute to Klee -- Reflections on abstract art -- Extract from a letter -- Reply to a questionnaire -- Art today -- Thesis--antithesis--synthesis -- Line and fish -- Baumeister -- Two directions -- Empty canvas, etc. -- Abstract painting -- Reply to Gaceta de Arte -- Franz Marc --
Assimilation of art -- Interview with Karl Nierendorf -- Four poems -- XXe Siècle -- Letter to Irmgard Burchard -- Abstract or concrete? -- Statement in Journal des Poètes -- Stabilité animée -- Three poems -- Abstract and concrete art -- Every spiritual epoch -- Domela -- The colored reliefs of Sophie Taeuber-Arp -- Appendix.
Summary "Here, available for the first time in paperback are all of Kandinsky's writings on art, newly translated into English. Editors Kenneth C. Lindsay and Peter Vergo have taken their translations directly from Kandinsky's original texts, and have included selected interviews, lecture notes, and newly discovered items along with his more formal writings"--Cover p. [4].
Subject Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Added Author Lindsay, Kenneth Clement, 1919-
Vergo, Peter.
ISBN 0306805707

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