Wasily Kandinsky in his treatise “On the spiritual in art”, 1910, expresses his thoughts on the interconnection of the arts, on what the artist and the viewer should look like, on the importance of composition and color in painting. The quotes I have chosen from the treatise make you think about the topics above, that are still relevant today.
Edvard Munch is very different from his predecessors and future ones. His unhealthy vision of the world and acute sensitivity were formed in a distant childhood, leaving an imprint on the creative activity and personal life of the genius. The artist was born in 1863 in a large family, which in 1864 moved from a small Norwegian town to Christiania (modern Oslo). Soon, his mother passed away from tuberculosis, and another ten years later – his oldest beloved sister Sophie. Two painful losses of loved ones pointed Munch his own way, the way of the artist, capturing events and sensations.Read More