Yellow-Red-Blue (1925)  by Wassily Kandinsky

Yellow-Red-Blue

1925

Geometric abstraction

Oil on canvas

50 × 78.7" (127.0 × 200.0 cm)

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou

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21 comments

19 January 2018
oliver simic: I really love this article, its a very nice piece by my favorite artist.
24 February 2017
Charlie-C: Scotland, UK I have a hand woven carpet of this "composition" on my wall at present.My take on it is that on the left, it is a human, with all sensory organs open to information. This information (data/experience/emotion) is then "processed" on the right hand side of the painting, going through a myriad of processes, and condensed into a single memory in the bottom RHS of the painting. The circles (almost ghost like figures) on the right, are a kind of "soul" or "moral/higher intelligence/deep emotion" that influence the memory of a single event that is then embedded in our mind/brain.
My opinion only not backed up by anything other that having viewed this painting for at least a couple of decades.
20 October 2015
Liz: United States So, I was wondering if this painting could possible be upside down as well. It seems like it was intended to be a cat? I would like additional information as well.
27 September 2014
wi-fi: bluetooth cool all right
31 August 2014
Thabi: South Africa you guys are all awesome, I've just had a good laugh. To all those who think like Taco and Gyanendra, you just need to understand that this is basically art, thats why it's call abstract art, its not there for you to understand. It is sound. You can interpret it in yo own way, just know that Kandinsky was apparently listening to music when he did this masterpiece.
05 May 2014
Wassily Kandinsky: Heaven It is a rabbit and a cat upside-down, and the correct way up it is a person on the left side of the picture.
14 October 2013
bob: heaven i need to do reasearch for this can anyone help?
13 July 2013
taha {iran}: tehran i have its 1000 pieces puzzle,I love it!!!
kandinsky has using this Chessboards in others paintings!
Anyway i think there are a cat & a clown(not rabbit!!!),when look at it upside down
02 October 2012
Edie Mc-Creedy: happy land i think that this painting means that ........ everyone should go home on a tuesday and buy lots of kittens before talking without moving their eyebrows, yes i said it eyebrows!!!
02 October 2012
douglas mcdougal: woustershire i find this so amazin that i die
14 September 2012
Delores Williams: USA I have this picture on canvas just need to know how to find out if it is an original plz anyone!!!!!
15 August 2012
marisol: passaic,nj love this print, people always comment on it some of them want to buy it from me
23 May 2012
emma: look at it upside down. its a rabbit and a cat. i only noticed cos i had it in storage. i ask friends all the time what they see. always get rabbit and cat.
21 April 2012
Gyanendra: New Delhi What is the meaning on this Picture? Can any one tell me?
08 February 2012
small: midgert lol taco you are funny
08 February 2012
taco: everywhere this is dumb
20 November 2011
question: uk does anyone know what muesuem this piece is in
08 November 2011
wawa3: united kingdom we did this in school ha ha funny lol but love the picture tho verry moving and exciting
24 October 2011
Pat Cow: Highfeilds Farm, Cornwall A very moving picture i just love it. every time i look at it i can make up a different story from it
15 November 2010
nc: appleton wi I have several Kandinsky prints in my living room and have collected him for years. People are always impressed.
18 July 2010
Brooke: Cape Coral, FL I have this print in my living-room. I love it!

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