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Kandinsky's Most Expensive Picture to Be Shown in Moscow
10.10.2012 10:46
Kandinsky's Most Expensive Picture to Be Shown in Moscow
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Christie's auction house will present one of the top lots for coming bidding - "Sketch for Improvisation 8" by Russian painter Vasily Kandinsky.

      The painting which is already priced at $20-30 millions can be seen at the Moscow Multimedia Art Museum on October 12-14. Then it is expected to be sold by public auction "The Art of Impressionism and Modernism" in New-York.

      The painting, which exerted a big influence on abstract art development, had been created by Vasily Kandinsky as a sketch for one of the eight "Improvisations" in 1909.

      The sketch showing an image of a hero-conqueror with a gold sword has all chances to set a new price record among all Kandinsky's pieces of art. Currently, the most expensive of his works are "Fugue" ($20,9 millions) and "Sketch for Improvisation 3" ($16,9 millions).

      Vasily Kandinsky, one of the abstractionism's founders, graduated from the Moscow's State University, but then decided to be a painter after visiting an Impressionism Exhibition in 1895. The first Kandinsky's exhibition took place in 1911. The same year he organized a "Blue Rider" art group, which included Franz Marc, August Macke, Marianne von Werefkin, Alexej von Jawlensky and Gabriele Münter.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian art Russian painters Vasily Kandinsky Multimedia Art Museum  

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