Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
Wassily Kandinsky was born on 16th December 1866 in Moscow, Russia. He went to Moscow University to study law and economics where he graduated with a law degree. He was very interested in the arts so at 30 he decided to paint.He was the first artist to paint an abstract composition. Kandinsky used colour to express his emotions and listened to music when he painted.