Tate Shows 70 Kandinsky's

More than 70 works by Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky will be shown at London's Tate Modern gallery from Thursday, the first major exhibition in Britain to focus on his paintings. "Kandinsky: The Path to Abstraction" charts his career from landscape painter to one of masters of abstract art. The exhibition, which includes more than 50 paintings, focuses on Kandinsky's art from the beginning of the 20th century up to 1922, when he was at the height of his artistic powers, the Tate Modern said. The show tracks his move from figurative painting, inspired by folklore scenes in Russia, to an abstract style, where descriptive details such as houses were stripped away and reduced to calligraphic lines and planes of colour. For the full story - click the title Irish Art