22 June 2017

Wassily Kandinsky Painting Achieves £33m A New Auction Record At Sotheby’s

A new auction record for Wassily Kandinsky was broken twice last night at Sotheby’s London. Murnau – Landschaft mit grünem Haus from 1909, sold for £21 million / $26.4 million / €23.9 million. Both early works by Kandinsky were among the few left in private hands, this painting made its auction debut having remained in the private collection of the same family since the 1920s.

8 January 2015

/

Celia Ascher Collection Bequeathed To Louisiana Museum Denmark

Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has announced that it has received a donation of eight significant works of art. The donation of works are by artists, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, Jean Dubuffet, Anselm Kiefer, Joan Miró, and Ellsworth Kelly, and are reportedly worth a combined 100 million kroner or £10.6 million. The […]

16 December 2014

/

Wassily Kandinsky: Google Pays Homage With New Doodle

Today Google has paid homage to Wassily Kandinsky with a new Doodle. Kandinsky 1866-1944 was a Russian-born painter, wood-engraver, lithographer. He was a leading teacher and theorist; pioneer of abstract art. Born in Moscow. Studied law and economics at Moscow University; declined in 1896 the offer of a chair at the University of Dorpat and […]