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Kandinsky, Wassily
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(Dec 4, 1866, Moscow – Dec 13, 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris). After studying law, Kandinsky moved to Munich and took up the study of art in 1896. Along with Gabriele Münter (1877–1962), he often worked in Murnau am Staffelsee in upper Bavaria until 1914. In 1909, he co-founded the Neue Künstlervereinigung in Munich; in 1911, he co-founded the Blauer Reiter group with F. Marc; he got to know P. Klee; in 1914 he returned to Moscow. In 1917 Kandinsky married Nina Andreevskaya. After the October Revolution, he was entrusted with important tasks i…

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Prange, Regine, “Kandinsky, Wassily”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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