Wassily Kandinsky Quotes & Sayings

18 most famous Wassily Kandinsky quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a Russian artist who passed away on 13 December, 1944.

Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“Color is a power which directly influences the soul.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“Each color lives by its mysterious life.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“The sound of colors is so definite that it would be hard to find anyone who would express bright yellow with base notes, or dark lake with the treble.”
“Lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and... stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to 'walk about' into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want?”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.”
“The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural... The brighter it becomes, the more it loses its sound, until it turns into silent stillness and becomes white.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“With few exceptions, music has been for some centuries the art which has devoted itself not to the reproduction of natural phenomena, but rather to the expression of the artist's soul, in musical sound.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“Everything starts from a dot.”
Wassily Kandinsky Quotes
“The nightmare of materialism, which has turned the life of the universe into an evil, useless game, is not yet past; it holds the awakening soul still in its grip.”

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