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Wassily Kandinsky

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Gretchen Solinger

on 5 December 2013

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Wassily Kandinsky
An artist who wants us to hear his paintings!
Meet the Artist
When Kandinsky heard music, he saw
! When he painted, he heard sounds!

What kind of sounds do you think Kandinsky heard in this painting?
Wassily Kandinsky grew up in Odessa, Ukraine.

Kandinsky went to school to learn about painting in Munich, Germany.
Kandinsky learned to paint the world a little bit differently than how it really looked.
He plays around with
when he paints.
Kandinsky was a
his senses overlapped and accidentally triggered each other! This helped
him paint differently and in colors that weren't really
1st Abstract
Artist Ever!
Kandinsky was the
first artist to make
paintings without
people, trees, houses,
or anything else from
the real world!

Arnold Schoenberg
, Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31
Wassily Kandinsky, Composition IV
See if you can
guess what
this painting will
sound like!

Can you find all these different types of line in Kandinsky's painting?
could this song be? What kind of

Kandinsky is able to paint the things he hears. We are going to try painting what we hear.

Step 1:
Put on your paint smock, and find your painting station.

Step 2:
Listen to the music. Find a
that suits the sound. Think of a
that sounds like the music.

Step 3:

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