Yellow-Red-Blue 1925 by Wassily Kandinsky

Yellow-Red-Blue by Wassily Kandinsky

What makes Yellow-Red-Blue such a perfect exemplar of Wassily Kandinsky’s special color theory?

– Joy in a yellow bottle
– A heroic blue marble
– The transitional magic of messy red

The Magpie by Claude Oscar Monet

The Magpie by Claude Oscar Monet

Why was Monet’s painting, The Magpie controversial when it was introduced?

– Shadows in color
– Shifting emotions traverse a – snowscape
– Observing the scene from a magpie’s perch

The Elephants (1948) by Salvador Dali

The Elephants by Salvador Dali

What inspired Salvador Dali to paint The Elephants in 1948?

– An Egyptian obelisk and Italian elephant
– The nature and limits of power
– Freudian dreams in oil paint