Wassiliy Kandinsky | 20 selected quotes

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.

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The Confession of a Child of the Century | 11 selected quotes

At the time of writing this post, I had just finished reading the novel “The Confession of a Child of the Century” by Alfred de Musset. It is the first book by this author that I have read but it is very surprising how sensitive he feels love and how skillfully he conveys every moment of it. No reflected aspect will not lose its relevance ...

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La peste | The analysis and 9 selected quotes

Albert Camus is a French prose writer, philosopher and essayist, close to existentialism. Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957. He was born in 1913 in Algeria. A native of a poor family he studied philosophy and began writing from university years. Tested the influence of Friedrich Nietzsche, Fyodor Dostoevsky and André Gide, later André Malraux. He worked as a journalist, collaborated with anarchists, was fond ...

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Faust | 12 selected quotes

I admit that I do not like poetry as much as prose. It’s easier for me to see the hidden meanings between the lines, metaphors and allegories in prose. From time to time I try to teach myself how to work with poetry. So I started reading “Faust” by Johann Goethe. The play was hard for me to go through, but I plan to reread ...

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