Abstracts of issue 9 (1997)

Katy Romanou

Schoenberg and Kadinsky: Mutual Influences

This paper relates the events of those two artists short encounter and their dramatic rupture. It is shown that Kandinskys aesthetic theories are greatly influenced by Schoenbergs writings, though Schoenberg himself was attached to their friendship, flattered mainly by the great painters admiration of both his music and his paintings.