‘Vassily Kandinsky. La collezione dal Centre Pompidou di Parigi’
Palazzo Reale – Milan
17th December 2013 – 27th April 2014
This exhibition, running in Milan’s Palazzo Reale until the 27th April 2014, presents a retrospective of Kandinsky’s artistic journey through a collection of over 80 of his most important works, organised into chronological order.
Kandinsky’s artistic life found its initial spark during his visit to an exhibition of Impressionist art in Moscow in 1896, which led him to abandon his academic career to focus on painting, and to move first to Munich, where he studied under such masters as Azbé and Von Stuck, and subsequently to Sèvre near Paris. These travels and the encounters that he had gave him the chance to hone his craft and to develop his portfolio with the influence of art forms such as music and theatre as well as classic paintings.
Among the paintings on display are such works as “Old Town” from 1902, “Sky Blue” (1904), “In Grey” (1919), “Yellow, Red, Blue” (1925), “Accent in Pink” (1926), right up to 1938’s “Colourful Ensemble”. The periods of his life which each painting represents come together to build a full picture of the life of the artist, creating a wonderful exhibition which should not be missed.
Monday: 14.30 – 19.30
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday: 9.30 – 19.30
Thursday, Saturday: 9.30 – 22.30