Yellow Red Blue
Artist Wassily Kandinsky
Year 1925
Medium Oil on canvas
Location Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Dimensions 127 x 200 cm
50 x 78.7 in
Wassily Kandinsky Famous Paintings
Der Blaue Reiter, 1903
Composition IV, 1911
Composition VII, 1913
On White II, 1923
Composition VI, 1913
Composition VIII, 1923
Yellow-Red-Blue, 1925
Black and Violet, 1923
Composition X, 1939
Complete Works

Yellow-Red-Blue by Wassily Kandinsky is an abstract oil painting on canvas. It was created in 1925 in Alten / Dessau-Alten, Germany. It was made with beautiful bright colors and features a variety of different shapes.

Shapes and Colors

The primary colors on the painting feature squares, circles and triangles and there are abstract shapes mixed in with these. There are also straight and curved black lines that go through the colors and shapes. This is to help provoke deep thought in the person viewing the piece.


This painting can actually be divided in half with how different each of the sides are. The left side has rectangles, squares and straight lines in bright colors while the right side features darker colors in various abstract shapes. These two sides show different influences and are meant to create varied emotions in the viewer.

Where is it now?

This painting is currently housed at the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. It is 127 x 200 cm in size and many prints of it are replicated throughout the world.

One response to “Yellow-Red-Blue”

  1. Leila says:

    Where can I order the original size canvas painting of Kandinsky’s Yellow-Red-Blue? Thanks!

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