Kandinsky Square, Larissa Orfanidou (Greece) – Exquisite Art
“Kandinsky Square” by Larissa Orfanidou is an exquisite piece of art that encapsulates the timeless beauty of Wassily Kandinsky’s iconic “Squares with Concentric Circles,” created in 1913. This organic wool painting, rendered on pure cotton, measures 77 by 96 cm and was meticulously crafted in 2019. It pays homage to the renowned Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky, a founding figure in the German Expressionist movement known as The Blue Rider.
Wassily Kandinsky’s pioneering contributions to the world of art are immeasurable. Not only was he a distinguished teacher at the Bauhaus from 1922 to 1933, overseeing the wall-painting workshop, but he is also celebrated for creating the first abstract painting in 1910. Kandinsky’s work was groundbreaking, reshaping how we perceive and appreciate art.
Larissa Orfanidou’s commitment to organic materials and innovative artistic techniques is evident in “Kandinsky Square.” Organic wool, specifically merino wool, is the primary medium used in her paintings. This artwork is enriched with the subtle accents of natural silk and rests on a base of pure cotton. The fusion of these materials and her masterful use of various techniques, such as dry and wet wool twisting, result in a gallery of exceptional pieces like this one.
When it comes to caring for “Kandinsky Square,” it’s a low-maintenance, hypoallergenic gem. A gentle hand wash with warm water and soap will preserve its beauty for years. This exclusive handmade piece is not only a testament to the artistry of Larissa Orfanidou but also a homage to the enduring influence of Kandinsky. It’s a ready-to-hang masterpiece that will undoubtedly elevate any space it graces.