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Beyond the Canvas: Wassily Kandinksy

Wassily Kandinsky

1704Beyond-Apr

Award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn will continue this fascinating art lecture series on legendary artists’ lives and artistic movements.

Wassily Kandinksy was a Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first purely abstract works. Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa, where he graduated at Grekov Odessa Art school. Kandinsky's creation of abstract work followed a long period of development and maturation of intense thought based on his artistic experiences. He called this devotion to inner beauty, fervor of spirit, and spiritual desire inner necessity; it was a central aspect of his art.

Learn more about the great masters of art in a fascinating visual presentation. Free to the public; seating is first come, first served.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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