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The Blaue Reiter Almanac The Blaue Reiter Blue Rider art movement was founded in 1911 by the young painters Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc, and was active in Europe until 1914 Originally published in Munich in 1912 and edited by Kandinsky and Marc the movements s almanac presented their synthesis of international culture to the European avant garde at large In both the selection of essays and its innovative interplay of word and image, The Blaue Reiter Almanac remains one of our most critically important works of literature on the art theory and culture of the twentieth century This edition, long unavailable in English and indispensable to any student of Modernism, simulates the original German format, and includes documents, and musical notations, as well as seminal essays by Kandinsky, Schoenberg, Marc and others Nearly 150 illustrations, from ancient and contemporary sources, capture the wide ranging interests and passions that inspired Kandinsky s and Marc s programmatic attempt to make Modernism accessible across national and chronological boundaries Also included is Klaus Lankheit s extensive critical introduction, which places the Blaue Reiter in context for contemporary readers The almanac remains unique among European writings on art no other country produced a comparable work capturing the excitement and tension of the years before World War I Will Grohmann Download The Blaue Reiter Almanac Author Wassily Kandinsky – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. pleasantly surprised by the amount of interesting music writing in a volume i expected to beexclusively about painting very cool essay by arnold schoenberg about the relationship between music and text i wasn t even aware that schoenberg was involved with the blaue reiter until i read this

  2. Brilliant set of essays, paintings and art A snap shot of pre WWI idealism and the still present drive to have art bethan simply form Worth reading and looking at Franz Marc Wassily Kandinsky where amazing men artists.

  3. Kandinsky and Marc were incredible artists They were not, however, coherent prose writers, and the Blaue Reiter suffers from that it s dense, overlong, convoluted, and quite recursive A few of the essays fare better than others, and the Almana...

  4. Solid book A solid show is coming up from this group