Color is a power which directly influences the soul.
Colors produce a corresponding spiritual vibration, and it is only as a step towards this spiritual vibration that the elementary physical impression is of importance.
The artist must be blind to distinctions between 'recognized' and 'unrecognized' conventions of form, deaf to the transitory teaching and demands of his particular age. He must watch only the trend of the inner need, and hearken to its words alone.
The word composition moved me spiritually and I made it my aim in life to paint a composition. It affected me like a prayer and filled me with awe.
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, and the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.
That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.
Everything starts from a dot.
All quotations by Wassily Kandinsky (1866 - 1944), a Russian painter credited with painting the first purely abstract works.
They make me happy. I hope they make you happy, too.