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The Early Years Of Kandinskys Life Wassily Kandinsky was born on December 4 1866 in Moscow His father was a successful tea merchant named Vasily Silestrovich and his mother was a teacher named Lydia Kandinskaia From early on in his life Kandinsky acquired a love for travel His parents to Florence in 1869 where the young Kandinsky attended Nursery School When his fathers health began deteriorating in 1871 Wassily and his parents moved back to Russia this time to the smaller town of Odessa Shortly after returning to Russia his parents divorced During the early years of Kandinskys life he discovered a love a color and shape Kandinsky cherished the watercolors he received from his aunt and began painting small pictures as early as age five His parents seem to have been the type of people who would have supported their sons artistic ambitions had he actually had them but for Kandinsky painting was only a hobby and not a career After Kandinskys parents divorced Kandinsky lived with his aunt Elizaveta Tikheeva He attended high school and took a few art and music classes in addition to the regular curriculum The Cello fascinated Kandinsky and he became quite a good cellist but like art Kandinsky did not see music as a true career Instead Kandinsky followed a more practical ambition and studied law and economics at the University of Moscow beginning in 1886 Kandinsky calmly suppressed his artistic yearnings throughout his University years because his highly intellectual mind would not allow him to act irrationally He finished University in 1892 after which he accepted a university assistantship A few months later he marries his distant cousin Ania Shemiakina At this point in his life it seemed that Kandinsky should have settled into a middle class bourgeoise lifestlye with his academic career his sturdy home and his obedient wife Far from accepting accepting the secure life Kandinsky created for himself Wassily
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