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Wassily Kandinsky

From Chagall to Malevich: The Competitive Drama of the Russian Avant-Garde

MutualArt | Posted 03.11.2016 | Arts

Currently at Vienna's stately Albertina Museum, the range and scope of this artistic revolution is on display -- from the wild expressions of Neo-Primitivism to the non-objective restraint of Suprematism.

Funny Things Happen on the Way to the... Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week turned out to be full of surprises for me. And I mean cultural surprises, with dance, music, and politics shared in equal measure. Have you ...

How Neuroscience Could Make Marketing Super Creepy

Fusion | Isha Aran | Posted 05.15.2015 | World

Ever felt exceedingly pleased with yourself after splurging on a luxury good? Blame marketers, who are becoming increasingly sophisticated and incr...

9 Things You Didn't Know About Wassily Kandinsky

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky, a man whose abstract art made history in the 20th century and whose name continues to stump...

On Abstraction, Ed Moses and the Need to Explain

Julia Friedman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Julia Friedman

The University of California Irvine exhibition, titled "Ed Moses: Cross-Section" brings together Moses's paintings from 1970 onwards. It is an ambitious and meticulously curated mini-retrospective, and a homecoming of sorts for Moses, who was one of the original faculty members at the UC Irvine art department.

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Abstract Art And Getting It

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Abstract art can be a doozy. We'd be lying if we said we've never approached a daunting canvas buzzing with indiscernible colors, shapes and stripes a...

Will This Painting Sell For $25 Million?

Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts

A painting by expressionist master Wassily Kandinsky is set to fetch millions at auction this week. The work, one of the Russian artist's signature "I...

Who Invented Abstract Art?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Abstract art often seems like one of those terms that happily appeared one day in the vocabulary of art historians only to be applied, retrospectively...

Kandinsky Expected To Sell For $30 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born painter famous for his vibrant colors and early abstract techniques, is set to break records at Christie's this No...

The Barbican's Bauhaus Show Teases Out the Playful Side of the Iconic Industrial Design School

ARTINFO | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Prepare to see a slightly different side of the 20th century's most influential design movement. The objects in the upcoming Bauhaus survey "Art is Li...

Jersey City Museum of Russian Art (MoRA) is Worth Crossing the Hudson

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

The Museum of Russian Art (MORA) is exhibiting two contemporary Russian/Eastern European artists right now that are taking the viewer on a stunning travel to strangely familiar places.

Marlena Donohue: A New View of the Artist's Touch

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Technology has married art in a raucous wedding where odd bedfellows will never quite 'get' each other and never quit each other either.