About John Beswick Vase – Kandinsky – Composition VIII
This John Beswick Vase features the renowned Russian Abstract Artist’s work Composition VIII (1923) found at the Guggenheim Museum. Capturing Kandinsky’s Composition VII, this vase is a piece of art filled with flowers or stood on its own. Using geometric shapes and bold colours, Kandinsky believed that shapes create a feeling in the viewer of the art. The artwork is moulded into the vases rim in this piece to create a living piece of art that can be enjoyed continually.
Kandinsky’s eminence as one of the primary motivators of the Abstract art movement him as an artistic figure. His images are timeless and thought-provoking. Kandinsky was one of the few pioneers in the realm of abstract emotions.
He wished to express spiritual truths in his art. Above all, he believed in the connection between visual art and music and the spiritual and symbolic associations of color. He firmly believed in a spontaneous, intuitive approach to painting, and many of his works emphasize this.
He played a very prominent role in the philosophical foundations for the progression of Modernism, in particular, Abstract Expressionism. Jackson Pollock, for instance, was interested in Kandinsky and his theories on the expressive possibilities in art. His influence contributed greatly to Pollock’s own career. By making the foundations for Expressionism, Kandinsky set the stage for entire movements and revolutions within the art culture of the day, with effects resonating still. More details on John Beswick Vase – Kandinsky – Composition VIII:
- Material: Ceramic
- Dimensions: 2.5″D x 7.5″H
- Weight: 2.2 lbs
- Brand: John Beswick
- Care Instructions: Recommended to clean by hand with a mild cleanser to preserve the brilliant colors and gold decoration.