Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky

By Wassily Kandinsky

About the non secular in paintings - initially released in 1911, Kandinsky compares the non secular lifetime of humanity to a wide triangle just like a pyramid; the artist has the duty and the challenge of prime others to the pinnacle through the workout of his expertise. the purpose of the triangle is constituted basically through a few people who convey the chic bread to people. it's a non secular triangle which strikes ahead and rises slowly, no matter if it occasionally is still motionless. in the course of decadent sessions, souls fall to the ground of the Triangle and males in simple terms look for the exterior luck and forget about only religious forces

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Qxp 12/17/2005 12/27/2005 10:34 AM 10:10 Page 44 Dans le Retable Paumgartner datant des années 1497 à 1503, les formes corpulentes des portedrapeaux représentés sur chaque volet latéral disparaissent sous les parures riches et étincellantes et les anges jouant autour de l’enfant sont réduits à la taille de farfadets. Le seul panneau peint conservé qui soit comparable avec les œuvres majeures des néerlandais est l’Adoration des Mages, probablement réalisé en 1504. Marie y apparaît un peu gauche malgré son doux sourire.

L’Adoration de la cheval et le château-fort, le cerf qui lui est apparu portant le crucifix entre ses bois. Dans la feuille des Sainte Trinité Trois paysans (vers 1496-1497), il nous est presque possible d’entendre ce qui se trame entre les trois (Retable de Landauer), hommes : celui au visage pointu, celui à la barbe et celui à l’aspect énergique. La gravure Le Monstre vers 1508-1511. marin (l’Enlèvement d’Amymoné) (vers 1498), dénommée ainsi par Dürer, nous reste très mystérieuse : elle Bois, 135 x 123,4 cm.

Dans le fond de l’image, à côté Graphische Sammlung de la banderole, une comète, à l’époque un signe probable de l’imminence de la fin du monde, plonge Albertina, Vienne. son aura dans l’atmosphère en diffusant ses longues raies lumineuses à travers le ciel.

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