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ID: 500021093
 
Record Type: Person
Kandinsky, Vassily (Russian painter, 1866-1944)

Note: Kandinsky was raised and educated in Moscow, but left for Munich in 1896 to attend art school. There he was exposed to the paintings of the French Impressionists and the music of Wagner, which inspired him. In Germany, he was active in the foundation of several different art schools and artists' groups, most notably "Der Blaue Reiter." His theoretical texts were also published internationally. In 1914, he returned to Moscow, where he collaborated with Malevich and Tatlin. In 1922, he began teaching painting at the Bauhaus in Weimar, while continuing to paint and publish treatises on painting. Kandinsky became a naturalized German citizen in 1928, and later a French citizen. Russian artist.

Names:
Kandinsky, Vassily (preferred,V,index)
Vassily Kandinsky (V,display)
Kandinskii, Vasilii Vasilevich (V)
Kandinskij, Vasilij Vasil'evic (V)
Kandinsky, Vasily (V)
Kandinskij, Vasilij (V)
Kandinski, Vasilij (V)
Vasilij Kandinskij (V)
Kandinsky, Wassili (V)
Kandinsky, Wassily (V,LC)
Kandinsky, Wassily Wassiljewitsch (V)
Kang-ting-ssu-chi, Wahsili (V)
Kandinsky, Vasili Vasilevich (V)
Vasili Vasilevich Kandinsky (V)
Wassily Kandinsky (V)
Kandinsky, Vasily. (U)
Kandinsky, Vasily Vasil'yevich (U)
Kandinskĭi, Vasilĭi Vasilʹevich (U)
Kandinsky (U)
Kʻang-ting-ssu-chi, Wa-hsi-li (U)
Kʻang-ting-ssu-chi (U)
Kandinskij, Vasilij Vasil'evič (U)
קנדינסקי, וסילי (U)
Kandinsky, Basile W. (U)

Nationalities:
Russian (preferred)
French
German

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
author
draftsman
engraver (printmaker)
theorist
teacher
printmaker
scenographer
decorative artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Moscow (Moskva autonomous city, Rossiya republic, Russia) (inhabited place)
Died:  Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Germany (Europe) (nation)
active:   France (Europe) (nation)
active:   Moscow (Moskva autonomous city, Rossiya republic, Russia) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
cousin of ....  Čimjakin, An'ja  
................  (Russian, active 1892-1911) [500057563]
member of ....  New Artists Association of Munich  
................  (International artists' organization, active ca. 1909-1912 ) [500121712]
president of (person to institution) ....  New Artists Association of Munich  
................................................................  (International artists' organization, active ca. 1909-1912 ) [500121712]
professor at (person to institution) ....  Bauhaus  
................................................................  (German art school, 1919-1933) [500125058]
spouse of ....  Čimjakin, An'ja  1892-1911
................  (Russian, active 1892-1911) [500057563]
teacher of ....  Ardon, Mordecai  
..................  (Israeli painter, 1896-1992) [500030956]
teacher of ....  Braig, Paul  
..................  (French painter and engraver, 1906-1972) [500083306]
teacher of ....  Feininger, T. Lux  
..................  (American painter and photographer, 1910-2011, born in Germany) [500021971]
teacher of ....  Münter, Gabriele  
..................  (German painter and printmaker, 1877-1962) [500004398]
teacher of ....  Red'ko, Klyment  1920-1922
..................  (Ukrainian painter and theorist, 1897-1956) [500120734]
teacher of ....  Thiemann, Hans  
..................  (German painter and illustrator, 1910-1977) [500094297]
teacher of ....  Willers, Margarete  
..................  (German textile designer, 1883-1977) [500125055]
teacher of ....  Winter, Fritz  
..................  (German painter, 1905-1976) [500015352]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kandinsky, Vassily (I)

Biographies:
(Russian painter, 1866-1944) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1866-1944) ..... [GRL]
(Russian painter, 1866-1944) ..... [Grove Art]
(Russian artist) ..... [AVERY]
(Russian artist, 1866-1944) ..... [AVERY]
(Russian artist, 1866-1944) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Russian artist, 1866-1944) ..... [WCI]
(Russian artist, 1866-1944) ..... [WCP]
(Russian painter, 1866-1944) ..... [PROV]
(Russian, 1866-1944) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Russian, German and French painter, engraver, draughtsman and author; born Moscow (Russia, now Russia (Federation)), 1866; died Neuilly-sur-Seine (France), 1944) ..... [CCA]
(Russian painter, 1866-1944) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Kandinskii, Vasilii Vasilevich ........ [CCA]
.............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kandinskĭi, Vasilĭi Vasilʹevich ........ [GRL]
...............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinskij, Vasilij ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Kandinskij, Vasilij Vasil'evic ........ [CCA]
.............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kandinskij, Vasilij Vasil'evič ........ [GRL]
.............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinski, Vasilij ........ [CCA, GRL]
......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky ........ [GRL]
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky, Basile W. ........ [GRL]
.........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky, Vasili Vasilevich ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.........................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Kandinsky, Vasily ........ [CCA, GRL, PROV]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky, Vasily. ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Kandinsky, Vasily Vasil'yevich ........ [Grove Art]
.............................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Kandinsky, Vassily ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, VP Preferred]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky, Wassili ........ [CCA, GRL]
......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kandinsky, Wassily ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art, PROV Preferred]
......................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Kandinsky, Wassily Wassiljewitsch ........ [CCA, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred]
...................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kʻang-ting-ssu-chi ........ [GRL]
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Kang-ting-ssu-chi, Wahsili ........ [CCA]
......................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Kʻang-ting-ssu-chi, Wa-hsi-li ........ [GRL]
............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310
Vasilij Kandinskij ........ [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vasili Vasilevich Kandinsky ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vassily Kandinsky ........ [VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wassily Kandinsky ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
קנדינסקי, וסילי ........ [GRL]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79059310

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art (1981)
....................  Petit Robert 2: Noms propres (1989)
....................  Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art (1973)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Seuphor, Dictionary of Abstract Painting (1957)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Petit Robert 2: Noms propres (1989)
.......... Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (2000) 363-364
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