Thursday, January 13, 2011

Breaking News: National Gallery Thrilled That Kandinsky Agrees To Meet Schönberg (And Carter, Cage, Ligeti, Soderberg, DeLio, JL Adams, Antosca & Lin)

Upcoming in Washington:

When Kandinsky Met Schönberg
A Wind From Another Planet

National Gallery of Art — West Garden Court
January 23, 2011 6:30 PM

pre-concert talk West Building Recital Hall 6 PM

Program Notes


Also upcoming:

Kandinsky and the Harmony of Silence: Painting with White Border

June 11–September 4, 2011

"After a visit to his native Moscow in 1912, Vasily Kandinsky (1866–1944) sought to find a way to record the “extremely powerful impressions” that lingered in his memory. Working tirelessly through numerous drawings, watercolors, and oil studies over a five-month period, Kandinsky eventually arrived at his 1913 masterpiece, Painting with White Border. The exhibition will reunite this painting with over 12 preparatory studies from international collections, including the Phillips’s oil sketch, and compare it with other closely related works. Complemented by an in-depth conservation study of Painting with White Border, the exhibition will provide viewers with a rare glimpse into Kandinsky’s creative process."

Co-organized by The Phillips Collection and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde (1912 – 1950)

Photo credit: Later Kandinsky and later Guston (c) The Phillips Collection 2011. Copyright controlled.


The Kreeger Museum, Washington, D.C.: IN UNISON: 20 WASHINGTON, DC ARTISTS January 15 - February 26, 2011


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