The book contains many photographic examples and drawings from kandinskys works which offer pdf the demonstration of its theoretical observations, and which allow the reader to experience the inner effect of the point and line to plane. Theyll give your presentations a professional, memorable appearance the kind of sophisticated look that todays audiences expect. Guggenheim foundation for the museum of nonobjective painting edition, in english. Even at the guggenheim, those key years rush past almost too quickly for understanding. After finishing duechtings book, i was more surprised than ever that my 20th century art classes barely covered kandinsky. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Point and line to plane dover fine art, history of art ebook. This book is indirectely influenced by, and in some sense related to, the general beginning of the century debate on fundamental elements of geometry. Hand painted oil reproduction of a famous kandinsky painting, throughgoing line. Wassily kandinsky point and line to plane print on canvas. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. The theory of point, line, plane and our work point and line to plane, was one of the most influential books in 20thcentury art, written by wassily kandinsky.
Unlike abstraction in art and nature, this derives formal relationship through a quasiaxiomatic method, using the most elementary visual primitives. Point and line to plane dover books on art history. Vasily kandinsky free curve to the point accompanying. Kandinskys father became a successful tea merchant.
Point and line to plane dover fine art, history of art kandinsky, wassily on. Point and line to plane program notes the title comes from kandinskys text point and line to plane, which analyzes nonrepresentational visual art in terms of these fundamental geometric objects. This financial success funded extensive travel by the family when kandinsky was a child and kandinsky himself continued to travel most of his life. Worlds best powerpoint templates crystalgraphics offers more powerpoint templates than anyone else in the world, with over 4 million to choose from. The spiritual writings of wassily kandinsky free pdf ebook. Kandinsky wrote two books in his life, concerning the spiritual in art which i quoted earlier and point and line to plane. Point and line to plane for kandinsky fashion design made of recycled materials, inspired of abstraction. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Kandinsky attempts to derive and relate intuitive and.
Wassily kandinsky double spread from kandinskys book. Wassily kandinsky explores the infinity of circles. Point and line to plane dover fine art, history of art. In point and line to plane, one of the most influential books in 20thcentury art, kandinsky presents a detailed exposition of the inner dynamics of. His theory could be a support of why we make this, and why in this form. Point and line to plane by wassily kandinsky, 1947, pub. Why settle for a print when you can add sophistication to your rooms with a beautiful fine gallery reproduction oil painting. Relying on his own unique terminology, he develops the idea of point as the protoelement of painting, the role of point in nature, music, and other art, and the.
This book presents a detailed exposition of the inner dynamics of nonobjective painting. This is a high quality print on canvas of the art by the abstract russian artist, wassily kandinsky called point and line to plane. Unlike concerning the spiritual in art, which is a beautifully written account of a personal artistic philosophy, we find in point and line to plane kandinsky adopting a psuedoscientific method, in a step by step guide, to establish and prove the main tenet of his practice, that there is a correlation between painting and music. Mathematical problems related to kandinskys conception of art musso, emilio, it abstract. Composition vii art print by wassily kandinsky icanvas. Ppt wassily kandinsky powerpoint presentation free to. Point, line and surface, following hilbert and kandinsky.
Point and line to plane by wassily kandinsky kan dl nsky point and line to plane this book by kandinsky was first published in. As suggested by the portfolios title, each abstract image is a world unto itself. The life and works of wassily wassilyevich kandinsky. The music for the studies adds an affective layer and contributes a spatialambient dimension and was created using a variety of modern soundsynthesis. In kleine welten small worlds vasily kandinsky demonstrates the different effects of drypoint, lithography, and woodcut, providing four examples of each technique.
It just happens to look like the chaotic confusion at. This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the united states. He was so inspired, he moved to munich to study art in 1897. Pdf point and line to plane by wassily kandinsky download. List of books and articles about wassily kandinsky.
Decrying literal representation, kandinsky emphasized instead the importance of form, color, rhythm, and the artists inner need in expressing reality. Wassily kandinsky was a russianborn artist, whose contributions to the world of modern art are innumerable. Today it has been carefully recreated detailbydetail, colorbycolor to. Kandinsky also wrote and published a book, point and line to plane in 1926, it was meant to help explain his theory of art. Publication date 1979 topics art philosophy, composition art publisher. Each of the three uses a single process for generating the imagery. Buy point and line to plane dover books on art history dover fine art, history of art new edition by wassily kandinsky isbn. Kandinsky, abstract art, curvature, serretfrenet equa tions, bessel and special. He called the physical support and the material surface on which the artist draws or paints the basic plane, or bp. Today it has been carefully recreated detailbydetail, colorbycolor to near perfection. In the same way that a painting by kandinsky such as the diagram below, taken from his text arises.
In point and line to plane, one of the most influential books in 20thcentury art, kandinsky presents a detailed exposition of. Perfectly chaotic wassily kandinsky flowing coulant, 1931 the development of his works on forms study, particularly on points and line forms, led to the publication of his second theoretical book point and line to plane in his. Wassily kandinsky, 4 december 1866 december 1944 trained and practiced as a lawyer in his native russia, but in 1895 he saw monets haystacks at a french impressionist exhibition in giverny. Jun 10, 20 free curve to the point accompanying sound of geometric curves vasily kandinsky 1925 ink on paper. Please be sure to read the 3 quotes from kandinsky found in italics on the inside covers. In this title kandinsky analyzed the geometrical elements which make up every paintingthe point and the line. Point and line to plane is primarily a priori and abstraction in art and nature a posteriori. In this book, published 16 years after concerning the spiritual in art, kandinsky digs deeper in the research of interaction of nature, arts, and human, though from a concrete position already. We analyze the interrelations between mathematics and the theory of abstract art elaborated by w. Double spread from kandinskys book sounds double spread from kandinskys book. Diagram 4 point horizontalvertical diagonal dot pattern for a free line construction. On the points was created in 1928 by wassily kandinsky in abstract art style.
A trip made to italy in 1869 had a lasting influence on him although he was only two. The theory of point, line, plane and our work immersive. Kandinsky learning plan 201516 carnegie picture lab. The official position taken by the wikimedia foundation is that faithful reproductions of twodimensional public domain works of art are public domain. Find more prominent pieces of abstract at best visual art database. Kandinskys book concerning the spiritual in art 1910 and point and line to plane 1926 echoed this theosophical tenet. Every image is a complex of simbols and significates, wassily kandinsky develop a theory for that complex, calling point and line to plane. Winner of the standing ovation award for best powerpoint templates from presentations magazine.1360 1082 1508 212 1188 1036 878 445 1415 1486 1140 804 1212 1633 1456 1292 1570 147 735 335 253 1253 311 1637 530 377 1296 120 728 1221 201 4 989 1198 81 793 1419 207