Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. An Introduction by the translator, Michael T. H. Sadler, offers additional explanation of Kandinsky's art and theories, while a new Preface by Richard Stratton discusses Kandinsky's career as a whole and the impact of the book. In the second part, "About Painting," Kandinsky discusses the psychology of colors, the language of form and color, and the responsibilities of the artist. Just as musicians do not depend upon the material world for their music, so artists should not have to depend upon the material world for their art. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Submissions can be emailed here. (0486234118), A compelling, well-illustrated history of art and ideas, this book focuses on the works of such renowned painters as Mondrian, Klee, Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Matisse, and Brancusi. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Visual concepts? The first part, called "About General Aesthetic," issues a call for a spiritual revolution in painting that will let artists express their own inner lives in abstract, non-material terms. Concerning the Spiritual in Art (Paperback) - Common | | ISBN: 0884774259372 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The first part, called "About General Aesthetic," issues a call for a spiritual revolution in painting that will let artists express their own inner lives in abstract, non-material terms. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The eloquent and knowledgeable commentary is enhanced by 121 meticulously reproduced black-and-white illustrations. He called "art for art's sake" a "vain squandering of artistic power" (p, 3). In the second part, "About Painting," Kandinsky discusses the psychology of colors, the language of form and color, and the responsibilities of the artist. LibriVox recording of Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I don't know honestly how much of this checks out. It has been one of the best insights into modern art, its transcendence to the spiritual and its relationship to music and the philosophy of the times. He is the publisher of Parabola magazine and director of the Society for Myth and Tradition. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. (Translated by Michael Sadler.) Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. Just as musicians do not depend upon the material world for their music, so artists should not have to depend upon the material world for their art. It is a long time ago that I have read such a piece of marvelous prose. everyone in the profession refers to this s an essential read because it is an essential read, If you are struggling with moving into abstraction or, understanding what the intentions of abstract art is, this book will open a new dialogue between you and abstract work. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9781486416646, 1486416640. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. In this work, the author provides his philosophical interpretation art. Dover Publications; Revised edition (June 1, 1977). Unable to add item to List. Concerning the Spiritual in Art books visual art and paintings Buy Concerning the Spiritual in Art (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) Revised by Kandinsky, Wassily (ISBN: 9780486234113) from Amazon's Book Store. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. In the second part, About Painting, Kandinsky discusses the psychology of colors, the language of form and color, and the responsibilities of the artist. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. it was also one of the few periods when creative frenzy was escorted by critical might, and is almost as famous for its artistic collectives, its '-isms', its iconoclasms and its spectacularly aggressive, wipe-the-slate-clean manifestoes as it is for any one artwork produced. A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art. Letters, diaries, and interviews provide insights into the artists' views of spirituality and the ways in which they approached their work as a form of meditation. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866?1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. LibriVox recording of Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944; Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Something went wrong. 1944 (October 21): Hilma af Klint died in Djursholm, Sweden (Kandinsky and Mondrian also died in the same year). He notes the successes and shortcomings of Picasso and Matisse as they pushed the envelope of art but weren't quite sure where they wanted to take it. Something went wrong. Art is the expression of the spiritual atmosphere of a certain period. Reviewed in the United States on October 6, 2020. Publication date. An Introduction by the translator, Michael T. H. Sadler, offers additional explanation of Kandinsky's art and theories, while a new Preface by Richard Stratton discusses Kandinsky's career as a whole and the impact of the book. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Written by the famous nonobjective painter Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), it explains Kandinsky's own theory of painting and crystallizes the ideas that were influencing many other modern artists of the period. Kandinsky is an amazing artist and I was hoping for a bit better book, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 15, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 8, 2018. I would have bought the book for the introduction alone. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Kandinslky was a genius ... a must read for any artist wanting insights and inspiration. Llewellyn. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 1, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 13, 2018, My undergrad granddaughter is very pleased with the book which arrived within the specified time. There were some great points about color Harmony and the emotion of each color, but towards the end I got a little bored of the reading despite the book being so thin/having so few pages. LibriVox recording of Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky. A pioneering work in the movement to free art from its traditional bonds to material reality, this book is one of the most important documents in the history of modern art. 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