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INVENTORY OF THE WASSILY KANDINSKY PAPERS, 1911-1940 (bulk 1921-1937)
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Description
Russian-born artist considered to be one of the creators of abstract painting. Papers document Kandinsky's teachings at the Bauhaus, his writings, his involvement with the Russian Academy of Artistic Sciences (RAKhN) in Moscow, and his professional contacts with art dealers, artists, collectors, and publishers.
Background
Wasily Kandinsky [Vasilii Vasil'evich Kandinskii] was born in 1866 in Moscow, Russia and died in 1944 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He is considered one of the first creators of purely abstract painting.
Extent
2.0 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 flat file folder)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.