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Kandinsky, Vasily [Vassily; Wassily] (Vasil’yevich)locked

(b Moscow, Dec 4, 1866; d Neuilly-sur-Seine, Dec 13, 1944).
  • Vivian Endicott Barnett

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Russian painter, printmaker, stage designer, decorative artist and theorist. A central figure in the development of 20th-century art and specifically in the transition from representational to abstract art, Kandinsky worked in a wide variety of media and was an important teacher and theoretician. He worked mainly outside Russia, but his Russian heritage continued to be an important factor in his development....

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