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What did Kandinsky begin his professional life as?

As a lawyer

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Where was Kandinsky born and where did he spend most of his childhood?

He was born in Moscow and spent his childhood in Odessa

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When did Kandinsky move back to Moscow and when did he graduate?

He moved back in 186 and graduated in 1893

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When did Kandinsky move to Munich?

In 1896

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When did Kandinsky meet Gabriele Munter?

In 1902

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When did Kandinsky and Gabriele Munter travel together?

In 1904 between 1908

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When was Kandinsky's Blue Rider period?

From 1911 to 1914

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Who did Kandinsky edit the Blue Rider Almanac with in 1912?

Franz Marc

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Who did Kandinsky marry?

Nina von Andreyeskaya

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What avant-garde artists did Kandinsky meet in Moscow and the war?

Kazimir Malevich, Aleksaandr Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin

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What did Kandinsky do after the 1917 Revolution?

He became an art administrator and teacher

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When did Kandinsky return to Germany and what did he do?

He returned in 1921 at the request of Walter Gropius, director of the Bauhaus and taught courses on painting, design and theory

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When did Kandinksy's time at the Bauhaus end?

In 1933

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What was the result of World War Two on Kandinsky's work?

He made smaller works and introduced new organic forms into his work

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Kirchner's Little Painting with Yellow was part of a series of works painted between when?

1911 and 1914

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Describe Little Painting with Yellow?

Color, blotches and interesting lines on an overwhelming field of gold. There is a sense of depth where blotches overlap, also there is no real background or foreground

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What colors were used in Little Painting with Yellow?

Yellow and gold, red, cream, blues and greens

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What ext did Kandinsky publish in 1912?

Concerning the Spiritual in Art in which he argued that both art and music could serves as the path to spiritual renewal

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When did Der Blaue Reiter emerge and where?

From 1911 to 1914 in Munich

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What was Kandinsky's most important contribution to art?

His abandonment of representation

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What did Marcel Duchamp eventually abandon art for?

Chess

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Who dominated Die Brucke?

By Russian artists live in Germany

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What were Die Brucke artists committed to the idea of?

Expressive qualities of color and believed that art could play a transformative role in society

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What was one of Kandinsky's important contribution to Expressionism?

His complete renouncement of representation

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What did Kandinsky teach at the Bauhaus?

Courses on painting, design and theory

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What did Kandinksy's paintings gravitate towards while in Russia after the revolution?

Abstract, geometric forms

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In Paris after leaving Germany what did Kirchner paint?

New organiz forms

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What are the dimensions of Little Paintings with Yellow?

31 X 39 5/8 in

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Who dominated Der Blaue Reiter?

Russian artists living in Germany