Blue Sky

By Wassily Kandinsky SKU:70536

Kandinsky’s Blue Sky is a stunning painting from 1940 that reflects his later style and his interest in the spiritual dimensions of art. The painting features a range of blue hues in a swirling pattern that creates a sense of movement and dynamism. Blue Sky is special because it captures Kandinsky’s mature approach to abstraction, reflecting his desire to create art that expressed the inner workings of the mind and soul. The painting is a testament to his belief in the power of color and form to transcend traditional boundaries and evoke a sense of spirituality and transcendence.

55 cm

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Total € 195

Title: Kandinsky’s Blue Sky
Year Painted: 1940

Wassily Kandinsky is one of the most renowned painters of the 20th century. He is credited with being one of the pioneers of abstract art, and his style was characterized by a deeply spiritual connection to his work. Blue Sky, painted in 1940, is a prime example of Kandinsky’s unique approach to painting.

At first glance, Blue Sky appears to be a swirling mass of colors and shapes; however, upon closer inspection, the viewer can see that each individual element has been carefully placed to create a cohesive whole. The blues and greens in the painting seem to suggest a vast open sky, dotted with clouds and shimmering with sunlight. The shapes themselves are organic and fluid, forming an almost dreamlike landscape.

Kandinsky’s use of color in Blue Sky is particularly striking. Blue is a color that is often associated with calmness and tranquility, and in this painting, Kandinsky has used it to evoke a sense of peace and serenity. The green tones that intermingle with the blue suggest the natural world and the harmony that can be found within it. These elements combine to create a painting that feels like a moment of contemplation.

But what makes Blue Sky truly special is the context in which it was painted. In 1940, the world was on the brink of World War II. Kandinsky, who had spent much of his life in Europe, was forced to flee the continent and move to the United States to escape the war. Blue Sky, painted at this time, represents a moment of respite in the midst of chaos. It is a glimpse of the beauty that can be found in the midst of the storm.

Today, Blue Sky is housed in the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, where it is considered one of Kandinsky’s most important works. It is a testament to the artist’s ability to create something timeless and universal, even in the face of great hardship.

Original size:
73 x 100 cm (width x height)
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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