Take a First Look at Wassily Kandinsky’sTensions calmées’, a modern masterpiece infused with Kandinsky’s own distinctly musical and poetic sensibilities. In this latest Sotheby’s video, discover how the ‘father of abstraction’ took his cue from musical composition, and the profound influence he had on generations of artists to follow. Tensions calmées’ will star in Sotheby’s livestreamed Modern & Contemporary Evening Sale (London 29 June). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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