Wassily Kandinsky Masterpieces of Art
Author: Michael Kerrigan
Publisher/Date: UK: Flame Tree Publishing (c. 2015) 1st Printing. from the Masterpieces of Art series.
Format/Condition: New hardcover book with dust jacket in Fine condition. 128 pages, index; 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Lavishly illustrated in color.
Description: This book focuses on Wassily Kandinsky, a renowned Russian-born painter, wood-engraver and lithographer who is often regarded as one of the earliest pioneers of abstract art. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to Kandinsky's life and art, Wassily Kandinsky Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase his key works in all their glory; spanning his early paintings inspired by Russian folk art and fairy tales to his later works characterized by contrasting colors and striking geometric shapes.