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Subjects : Abstraction
Keywords : Bauhaus, German expressionism, Painting, black art, boat, sunset
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The artwork

One Spit

Red Spot II is an oil painting on canvas (131×181 cm) created in 1921 by the painter Vassily Kandinsky. It is housed in the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus in Munich". This work, in which geometric shapes are juxtaposed with others of irregular structure reminiscent of lyrical abstraction, is characterised by a highly calibrated balance, the centrepiece of which is the red stain that gives the painting its title. In the clear space of a trapezoid of Suprematist heritage, which isolates and separates from the background and at the same time highlights it, shapes and colours coexist in a swirl of small multicoloured segments, coloured arcs and curvilinear elements that start from the pulsating red heart of the canvas. A number of dark circles also appear for the first time as a new geometric element, among which stands out at the top a circle enveloped in a halo, almost reminiscent of the image of a black hole. Beyond this world defined by the white trapezoidal shape, two oval figures, pierced by two long pointed objects, emerge from a dark background. In this painting, Kandinsky applies some of the cardinal principles expressed in his work On the Spiritual in Art, associating bright colours such as yellow with sharp shapes and deep colours such as blue and black with rounded shapes, and identifying the stain with the colour red, "hot, lively and agitated", the result of "immense [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the abstract art style.


« One Spit » is kept at Private collection.


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