Artists & Love: Gabriele Münter and Vassily Kandinsky
Directed by Delphine Deloget • Documentary • 2020 • 26 minutes
This documentary series tells the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history. Each of the couples in this collection answer the same questions: is love compatible with creation? Can artists reveal themselves through romantic passion? Does love bring a renewed energy to art?
He was a painter of forms and figures, of abstraction, of the spiritual. He was profoundly inspired by the music, colors, and images of his country, Russia. She was one of the first recognized women painters and enjoyed wide renown during her lifetime. Together, they ventured on the path of creation, and give birth to the group “The Blue Rider”. Gabriele Münter and Wassily Kandinsky's idyll is the story of a romance between two artists linked to the avant-garde of modern German painting.