Suggests that Kandinsky's experiences as a student of ethnography in the late 1880s left an indelible imprint on his life and work, providing a vast resource of ethnic symbol and tradition on which to base his abstract iconography. The depth and power of that ethnographic experience is revealed in a new analysis of key works and writings from the beginning of his artistic career at the turn of the century to the end of his life in 1944.
"Kandinsky and "Old Russia": An Ethnographic Exploration,"
Syracuse Scholar (1979-1991):
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/suscholar/vol7/iss1/5