Flashcards in Little Painting with Yellow Deck (29):
What did Kandinsky begin his professional life as?
As a lawyer
Where was Kandinsky born and where did he spend most of his childhood?
He was born in Moscow and spent his childhood in Odessa
When did Kandinsky move back to Moscow and when did he graduate?
He moved back in 186 and graduated in 1893
When did Kandinsky move to Munich?
When did Kandinsky meet Gabriele Munter?
When did Kandinsky and Gabriele Munter travel together?
In 1904 between 1908
When was Kandinsky's Blue Rider period?
From 1911 to 1914
Who did Kandinsky edit the Blue Rider Almanac with in 1912?
Who did Kandinsky marry?
Nina von Andreyeskaya
What avant-garde artists did Kandinsky meet in Moscow and the war?
Kazimir Malevich, Aleksaandr Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin
What did Kandinsky do after the 1917 Revolution?
He became an art administrator and teacher
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
When did Kandinksy's time at the Bauhaus end?
What was the result of World War Two on Kandinsky's work?
He made smaller works and introduced new organic forms into his work
Kirchner's Little Painting with Yellow was part of a series of works painted between when?
1911 and 1914
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
What colors were used in Little Painting with Yellow?
Yellow and gold, red, cream, blues and greens
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
When did Der Blaue Reiter emerge and where?
From 1911 to 1914 in Munich
What was Kandinsky's most important contribution to art?
His abandonment of representation
What did Marcel Duchamp eventually abandon art for?
Who dominated Die Brucke?
By Russian artists live in Germany
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
What was one of Kandinsky's important contribution to Expressionism?
His complete renouncement of representation
What did Kandinsky teach at the Bauhaus?
Courses on painting, design and theory
What did Kandinksy's paintings gravitate towards while in Russia after the revolution?
Abstract, geometric forms
In Paris after leaving Germany what did Kirchner paint?
New organiz forms
What are the dimensions of Little Paintings with Yellow?
31 X 39 5/8 in