Wassily Kandinsky. The collection of the Centre Pompidou in Paris - Palazzo Reale, Piazza del Duomo, 12 - Milano.
The exhibition at the Palazzo Reale over 100 works by the Russian artist covering the entire span of his career: from the first tele Russian participation in the Bauhaus movement.
Kandinsky began his career as a painter painting brush and landscapes, through different uses of color, came to create abstract art in the twentieth-century sense, using mainly two colors: red and blue. Not simple formal abstraction on the web as often happen to think - the now accustomed to abstract forms viewer at the end of the twentieth century - but new research from a spiritual dimension in painting.
Kandinsky divided into primary and secondary colors and they called him to the intrinsic properties. For example, yellow is considered irrational, crazy and exciting enough to be compared to the sound of a trumpet. Proceeding in the definition of the properties of color Kandinsky came also to put them into special relationship with some forms (yellow combines well with the triangle) saying that the perfect combination of color and shape would have enhanced the pictorial result, and then the emotion aroused by ' work of art. The artist has the task of expressing the best pictorial art following his interiority and freeing herself from the traditional aesthetic.
1912 - Vasily Kandinsky. An art global position of the mystical sense of panic and then Nature; a pictorial revolution that was some time 'to be understood. Adolf Hitler instead explicitly condemned by organizing an exhibition in Monaco in 1937; exhibition on degenerate - for him - which appeared in many paintings by Kandinsky.
Among the 80 works on display are Old Town (1902), Windmills (1904), Painting with Red Spot (1914), The Grey (1919), Grid Black (1922), Yellow, Red and Blue (1925), Accent in Pink (1926), Thirteen rectangles (1930), Fragile (1931), Multicolored set (1938), Blue Sky (1940), A private party (1942).
Opening hours: Monday from 14.30 to 19.30; Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 to 19:30. Thursdays and Saturdays extended opening hours until 22.30 (last admission one hour before closing).
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