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(Russian, 1866 - 1944)

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Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian visual artist who was born in 1866. Wassily Kandinsky has had numerous gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle and at the Stedelijk Museum . Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'Studie für Improvisation 8' sold at Christie's New York 'Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale' in 2012 for $23,042,500. There have been Numerous articles about Wassily Kandinsky, including 'Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction' written by David Ng for Los Angeles Times in 2013. The artist died in 1944.

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Wassily Kandinsky, Untitled IV
Untitled IV
Lot 335
Ro Gallery
Wassily Kandinsky, Abstract composition
coloured lithography
Abstract composition
Lot 15
Art Consulting Prague
Wassily Kandinsky, Der kleine Punkt
gouache on black...
Der kleine Punkt
Lot 237
Christie's King Street
Wassily Kandinsky, Stufen (Steps)
gouache and...
Stufen (Steps)
Lot 242
Christie's King Street

Selected Events

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Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky is widely credited...
How Wassily Kandinsky's synaethesia changed art
Telegraph / Ossian Ward
Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky is widely credited...
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Wassily Kandinsky: Battle (Cossacks), 1910-1911, Veletržní Palace, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic, Prague
Wassily Kandinsky: Complete Prints, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany, Bonn
Wassily Kandinsky: Original Etchings And Lithographs, The Gascoigne Gallery, UK, Harrogate
Selected Group Exhibitions
Themes and Variations: Musical Drawings and Prints, Cleveland Museum of Art, USA, Cleveland
Vasily Kandinsky and Franz Marc: Der Blaue Reiter, El Paso Museum of Art, USA, El Paso
Age of Turmoil Art in Germany 1900–1923, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki , New Zealand, Auckland
German Expressionism: A Revolutionary Spirit, Baltimore Museum of Art, USA, Baltimore
Kandinsky, Klee, Schiele..., Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany, Stuttgart
Kandinsky, Malevich, Mondrian: The Infinite White Abyss, K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Düsseldorf
1900–1914 Foray into happiness, The Swiss National Museum, Switzerland, Zürich
The Blue Four, Galerie Thomas, Germany, Munich
Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA, Park La Brea
From Hogarth to Hundertwasser: A Passion for Prints, Sonoma County Museum, USA, Santa Rosa
From Tsars to Commissars, Nationalmuseum, Sweden, Stockholm
International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-1965, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK, Middlesbrough
Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Impressionism to Expressionism, 1900-1914, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada, Montreal
George Costakis: Departure from the USSR…, State Tretyakov Gallery, Russia, Moscow
Crosscurrents in Modern Drawing, Moeller Fine Art New York, USA, Upper East Side
L’art en guerre. France, 1938–1947: From Picasso to Dubuffet, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain, Bilbao
German Expressionism, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, USA, Eugene
At Spalding House: Now Hear This, Honolulu Museum of Art, USA, Honolulu
Color Gone Wild: Fauve and Expressionist Masterworks from the Merzbacher Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, Jerusalem
Inventory: The EAM Collection, Elmhurst Art Museum, USA, Elmhurst
Artist & Book: 100 Years, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA, Portland
The Third Wave: Gruppe SPUR, pop and politics , Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Christian-Albrechts University, Germany, Kiel
Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925, Neue Galerie New York, Museum for German and Austrian Art, USA, Upper East Side
Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant Garde, Stedelijk Museum, Netherlands, Amsterdam
Willi Baumeister International, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany, Stuttgart
The Russian Avant-garde, Siberia and the East. Kandinsky, Malevich, Filonov, Goncharova, Museo di Palazzo Strozzi, Italy, Florence
The Great Upheaval: Modern Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, Toronto
Crosscurrents in Modern Art, Moeller Fine Art New York, USA, Upper East Side
1914: The Avant-Gardes at War, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH, Germany, Bonn
The Circle Walked Casually, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Germany, Mitte
Schoenberg & Kandinsky: Artistic Revolutionaries 18 November 2013 until 16 March 2014, Jewish Historical Museum, Netherlands, Amsterdam
Dreams of Nature: Symbolism from Van Gogh to Kandinsky, Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands, Amsterdam
The Avant-Garde, From Picasso To Pollock, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Italy, Venice
Selections from the Museum’s Collection of European Master Drawings, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada, Montreal
Art on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Photographs from the Block Museum, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, USA, Evanston
Bauhaus: Art as Life, Barbican Art Gallery, UK, London
Flip Your Field: Abstract Art From the Collection , University of Michigan Museum of Art, USA, Ann Arbor
Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Symbolist Landscape in Europe 1880-1910, National Galleries of Scotland, UK, Edinburgh
Moeller New York Summer Exhibition, Moeller Fine Art New York, USA, Upper East Side
Kandinsky 1911-1913, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
Lucerne Art Summer 2012 - International modern & contemporary art, Fischer Auctioneers, Switzerland, Lucerne
Gauguin and the voyage to the exotic, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Spain, Madrid
Art in the Street: European Posters , Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, Back Bay
52 Souls, Ateneum Art Museum, Finland, Helsinki
Visions of Modernity: Impressionist and Modern Collections from the Guggenheim Foundation , Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Germany, Mitte
Selectas from the Collection of Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia, Moscow
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, Yale University Art Gallery, USA, New Haven
The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910–1918 , Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
Orientalism in Europe: From Delacroix to Kandinsky , Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Germany, Munich
The Blue Rider, Albertina Museum, Austria, Vienna
German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, The Museum of Modern Art, USA, Midtown
Mondrian and De Stijl, Kunstbau, Germany, Munich
The Collection Enriched , Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Netherlands, Rotterdam
Woodcuts, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Denmark, Copenhagen
Artists' Friendships, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland, Basel
Secret Treasures Art Portfolios from the Collection Marzona, Marta Herford, Germany, Herford
Chagall and the Russian Avant-Garde: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, Toronto
Miró, Monet, Matisse-The Nahmad Collection, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland, Zürich
Nuances - The Forberg Collection, Albertina Museum, Austria, Vienna
The Hermitage in the Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Spain, Madrid
Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA, Upper East Side
The Ronald S. Lauder Collection: Selections from the 3rd Century BC to the 20th Century/Germany, Austria, and France, Neue Galerie New York, Museum for German and Austrian Art, USA, Upper East Side
Once Upon a Time: Prints and Drawings That Tell Stories, The Detroit Institute of Arts, USA, Detroit
European Expressionist and Cubist Works on Paper, Toledo Museum of Art, USA, Toledo
Colour in Art, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, Humlebæk
Utopia Matters: From Brotherhoods to Bauhaus, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Germany, Mitte
"The most beautiful museum in the world" Folkwang Museum until 1933, Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany, Essen
A França no MAC , Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo
Masterpieces of Modernity. The Collection of the Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria, Salzburg
Rendezvous: Focus Original Lithography, University of Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa, Johannesburg
Dancing with Colours: Watercolours, Drawings and Prints of the Blue Rider, Masterpieces of the Lenbachhaus Collection, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Germany, Munich
German Expressionist Art: Selections from the Fischer Collection, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA, Richmond
Paths to Abstraction 1867 - 1917, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia, Sydney
The Geometry of Kandinsky and Malevich , Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
The Blue Rider: Watercolours, Drawings and Prints of the Lenbachhaus Collection, Kunstbau, Germany, Munich
20th Century Abstract Art from the Ringling Collection, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, USA, Sarasota
Broken Forms: European Modernism from the Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Australia, Perth
The Cosmos of the Russian Avant-Garde: Art and Space Exploration, 1900-1930, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, Thessaloniki
"To Make Things Visible": Art in the Shadow of World War I, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, USA, Oberlin
From Dürer To Kiefer: Five Centuries Of Graphic Arts, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands, Rotterdam
Contemporary Outlook: Seeing Songs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, Back Bay
A França No Mac, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sao Paulo
Art Exhibition Of Huang Junbi, National Art Museum of China, China, Dongcheng
Gabriele Munter and Vasily Kandinsky, 1902 - 14: A Life in Photographs, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
Repetition: Summer Display 1983 (Play Van Abbe), Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands, Eindhoven
Spared from the Storm: Masterworks from the New Orleans Museum of Art, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, USA, Stanford
Monet, Kandinsky, Rothko and Their Inheritance, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Austria, Vienna
Kandinsky to Dali and the Art of the Avant-Gardes, Contessa Gallery, USA, Cleveland
Director's Choice: Focus on Modernism, The Hyde Collection, USA, Glens Falls
Impassioned Images: German Expressionist Prints, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, USA, Poughkeepsie
"New Acquisitions Part One: Modern Art": Works By De Kooning, Diebenkorn, Kandinsky And Picasso, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, USA, Bel Air Estates
Solomon's Gift: The Founding Collection of the Guggenheim. 1937-1949, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, USA, Upper East Side
1937 Perfection and destruction, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany, Bielefeld
The Société Anonyme Modernism for America, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, USA, Nashville