Composition VI - Vasily Kandinsky. 195x300
Not many people can understand his paintings, if not to say that it’s difficult for anyone, however, to find another such master, whose art would be so attractive and mysterious at the same time. This is all about the great Vasily Kandinsky! Composition No. 6 is one of a number of similar works, characterized by individuality and color-figurative narration.
The canvas was created in 1913 in Munich, where Kandinsky, together with his friend Franz Mark, created the Blue Horseman art association. Initially, the author wanted to give a name to the canvas - “The Flood”: with his goal he saw the translation of the famous biblical story, grandiose and dramatic, through non-objective painting.
Later, Kandinsky abandoned the idea of giving the name of his sixth Composition, arguing that there would be no more gross error than putting a label on the canvas. The author wanted to allow the viewer to create without being tied to any program.
It is amazing how through the form and color, the artist managed to convey all the dynamic drama of the canvas - the bends of the lines have their own rhythm, and color spots soften their especially sharp accents. The image appears before us in the form of living, seething matter. And, it seems, our gaze is already able to distinguish between the shape of the ship and the animals sinking in the water currents, feeling the horror of the elements ...