So what’s in the Kandinsky blockbuster?

Following the hype surrounding the announcement of a Kandinsky blockbuster for Sydney, ArtsHub takes a look at what will be arriving on our shores.

In February this year, the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) announced that it would be bringing an exclusive exhibition of the Russian Constructivist, Vasily (sometimes styled Wassily) Kandinsky (1866-1944) to Sydney, alongside the equally celebrated sculptor Louise Bourgeois.

The pairing – two well-loved artists who have influenced generations – caught the attention of the art community, which also noted their whopping values on the secondary market shaping other notions of ”value”.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina