Artist Birthdays December 4 – WASSILY KANDINSKY

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WASSILY KANDINSKY (Dec. 4, 1866 – Dec. 13, 1944)

  • Nationality: Russian-born/French
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Expressionism
  • ARTiFact: Although initially he was preparing to become an attorney, Kandinsky began his art studies at age 30 after turning down a job as a university law professor.
  • Artist Quote: “Everything starts from a dot.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below): On White II, 1923.

Wassily Kandinsky. On White II (1923).

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