Harmony and tension

Wassily Kandinsky (1896-1944): Composition X, (1939)
The uplifting organization of forms in contrast with the harsh edges and black background illustrates the harmony and tension present throughout the universe, as well as the rise and fall of the cycle of life… Last in his lifelong series of Compositions, this work is the culmination of Kandinsky’s investigation into the purity of form and expression through nonrepresentational painting…

Wassily Kandinsky Composition X, 1939


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