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Kandinsky, Wassily

Line breaks: Was|sily Kan|din¦sky
Pronunciation: /kanˈdɪnski
 
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Definition of Kandinsky, Wassily in English:

( 1866–1944), Russian painter and theorist. A pioneer of abstract art, he urged the expression of inner and essential feelings in art, rather than the representation of surface appearances. In 1911 he co-founded the Munich-based Blaue Reiter group of artists.

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