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That is beautiful which is

That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The observer must learn to

The observer must learn to look at the picture as a graphic representation of a mood and not as a representation of objects.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Each color lives by its

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Each color lives by its mysterious life.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The artist is the hand

The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The spirit is often concealed

The spirit is often concealed within matter to such an extent that few people are generally capable of perceiving it.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Art is not vague production

Art is not vague production, transitory and isolated, but a power which must be directed to the improvement and refinement of the human soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The artist must have something

The artist must have something to say, for mastery over form is not his goal but rather the adapting of form to its inner meaning.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Colors produce a spiritual vibration

Colors produce a spiritual vibration, the impression they create is important only as a step towards this vibration.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The sensations of colors on

The sensations of colors on the palette can be spiritual experiences.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Color is a means to

Color is a means to exert a direct influence on the soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Generally speaking color directly influences

Generally speaking, color directly influences the soul.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The force that propels the

The force that propels the human spirit on the clear way forward and upward is the abstract spirit.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Abstract art places a new

Abstract art places a new world, which on the surface has nothing to do with ‘reality,’ next to the ‘real’ world.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Everything shows me its face

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Everything shows me its face, its innermost being, its secret soul, which is more often silent than heard.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The composition is the organized

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The composition is the organized sum of the interior functions of every part of the work.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Doubts must be resolved alone

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Doubts must be resolved alone within the soul. Otherwise one would profane one’s own powerful solution.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The joy of life consists

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The joy of life consists in the inevitable, continual triumph of new values.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The arts are encroaching one

The arts are encroaching one upon another, and from a proper use of this encroachment will rise the art that is truly monumental.
– Wassily Kandinsky

Every work of art is

Every work of art is the child of its time, often it is the mother of our emotions.
– Wassily Kandinsky

The more abstract is form

The more abstract is form, the more clear and direct its appeal.
– Wassily Kandinsky