Google Doodle art celebrates Wassily Kandinsky

The new Google Doodle art piece today celebrates famous artist Wassily Kandinsky, today is the Russian abstract painters 148th birthday.

He most definitely had his own style, which mainly consists of distinct abstract pieces. The Google Doodle reflects his style with its emotion and expression.

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Wassily Kandinsky was born in 1866 in Moscow, with his work spreading over a 50 year period. He used to love painting to composing music and is described to have used color as an part of emotion.

His artistic movements included abstract expressionism, pointillism, impressionism, fauvism and Bauhaus architecture. His painting career never started until he was 30 years of age.

He was offered a professorship at the University of Dorpat, Estonia after he studied Law and Economics. Even though he grew up in Odessa he later decided to move to Munich, to embark on his career change starting at the city’s Academy of Fine Arts. This is where he became the painter we know today, the images in this article shows his skill.

Google has celbrated many artists in its time such as Van Gogh, in 2009 January 28 the Google Doodle celebrated abstract artist Jackson Pollack with his drip painting. In the same year on January 19 the Google Doodle celbrating artist Shepard Fairey, where they showed a sketch for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

What is the best ever Google Doodle celebrating an artist?

Google Doodle art celebrates Wassily Kandinsky

  • http://www.facebook.com/chuck.anziulewicz Chuck Anziulewicz

    Very nice tribute to Kandinsky. Unfortunately it will go COMPLETELY over the heads of people who think the work of Thomas Kinkade is great art.