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Subjects : Abstraction
Keywords : German expressionism, Lyrical abstraction, bright colours
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Improvisation 28

Improvisation 28 -subtitled (Second version) is an oil painting created in 1912 by the Russian painter Vassili Kandinsky. The painting is part of the permanent collection of the Guggenheim Museum (New York). The use of the image of a genet on a horse in Kandinsky's works symbolises both his rage against conventional aesthetic values and his dream of a more spiritual and better future through the transformative power of art. The genre appears in numerous woodcuts, sketches and paintings, from its first appearance in his paintings inspired by folk themes, painted in his native Russia at the turn of the century, to his abstract landscapes executed in Munic in the early 1910s. This theme also appears in the cover drawings for the Russian painter's manifesto On the Spiritual in Art, and in the Almanach contemporain genet blau, which he co-edited with Franz Marc. In 1909, the year he completed Muntanya blava, Kandinsky painted up to seven other pictures with images of broom. In that year, his style became increasingly abstract and expressionist, and his thematic concerns shifted from portraits of natural events (such as landscapes) to apocalyptic narratives. By 1910, many of the artist's abstract paintings shared a common literary source, the "Apocalypse of Saint John the Divine"; the genre came to signify the Apocalypse, which would involve an epic destruction after which the world would be redeemed. Both in the Sketches for Composition II and in this painting, Kandinsky [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the abstract art styles and expressionism styles.


« Improvisation 28 » is kept at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.


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