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

"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

Hang a Kandinsky in your living room

Project a masterpiece into your own home with augmented reality

Keep exploring his art

Discover the foundations of his distinct abstract style

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

Keep exploring his life

Discover what made him become an artist

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

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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The Centre Pompidou is an unmissable place for modern and contemporary art located in the heart of Paris. The Pompidou Center has quickly become one of the most visited cultural sites in the world and one of the most visited monuments in France.

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