art-the voice

Wassily Kandinsky happens to be one of my favorite artists, and while this painting isn’t one of his that I necessarily admire the most aesthetically, the symbolism behind it is what strikes a chord… And so the story goes…A woman named Nina called Wassily to deliver a message on behalf of a friend. Her voice apparently “made such a deep impression” on him that he was inspired to create the painting you see here, aptly named ‘The Unknown Voice.’ After that fateful conversation, Wassily and Nina decided to meet in person. Nina then later stated in her memoirs, ” It was love at first sight, and for that reason, we were never apart for a single day.” They soon became husband and wife, and the rest is beautiful history…