Sounds Like Kandinsky

The abstract artist Vassily Kandinsky’s world of sounds, shapes, and colors

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Centre Pompidou

The artist who could see sound

Explore Vassily Kandinsky’s art with machine learning, augmented reality and more

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Choose your adventure into Kandinsky's kaleidoscopic world

"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul."- Vassily Kandinsky

Kandinsky's rainbow

Explore over 2,800 artworks and photos by color

See all his artworks in one place

Listen to a color

Explore Kandinsky's color theories with Machine Learning

What is synesthesia?

Discover more about Kandinsky's unique condition and how it influenced his art

Can you see the music?

Zoom in to see his brushstrokes, up close

Hang a Kandinsky in your living room

Project a masterpiece into your own home with augmented reality

Enter a brand new exhibition

Step inside a gallery of Kandinsky's painting with augmented reality

Tune in to his technique

Explore how Kandinsky created his masterpieces

Keep exploring his art

Discover the foundations of his distinct abstract style

Becoming Kandinsky

A closer look at what made him stand out

On the road

Travel in the footsteps of the wandering painter

"The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul."- Vassily Kandinsky

Meet the family

Snapshots of Kandinsky's personal life

Kandinsky's famous friends

The friendships, collaborations, and rivalries at the heart of Kandinsky's life

Kandinsky's day off

Explore photos of the artist's travels, hobbies, and friends

A man's best friend

Meet Daisy, Kandinsky's dog

Keep exploring his life

Discover what made him become an artist

Back to school

Learn more about Kandinsky's time teaching at the Bauhaus design school

Kandinsky in France

Inside his studio

Get a glimpse into Kandinsky's studio on the Seine

Inside Kandinsky's Studio in Neuilly

A private visit to the place where the artist created his last masterpieces

Kandinsky's legacy

Keep exploring his legacy

Discover how he impacted the art world through his teaching and legacy

A new resource for teachers

A lesson plan that can be used by teachers in class or by students learning about Kandinsky

Which painting by Monet was a great inspiration to Kandinsky?
Haystacks
Haystacks, end of Summer
What does yellow sound like?
According to Kandinsky's color theory...
Trumpet

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