Tag: LANDSCAPE

Kandinsky, Wassily (1866-1944) – 1908 Lake Starnberg (Tate Gallery, London, UK)

Oil on board; 63 x 97.5 cm. Born in Moscow in 1866, Kandinsky spent his early childhood in Odessa. His parents played the piano and the zither and Kandinsky himself learned the piano and cello at an early age. The influence of music in his paintings cannot be overstated, down to the names of his…

Landscape

Landscape inspired by the fauve movement,Les Fauves (French for The Wild Beasts) were a short-lived and loose grouping of early 20th century Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong colour over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. While Fauvism as a style began around 1900 and continued beyond 1910, the movement…