Peg Weiss


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.



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