After the popularization of photography, the need to paint figurative was less pronounced. Why study for years, dabbling and exercise when you can immortalize your environment through a single downward movement of the index finger? Moreover, about the same time somewhere in Vienna a man with beard, if life was not sad enough, began to explore the subconscious. Here we have the two main reasons why Kandinsky hung one of his paintings upside down to invent the abstract painting.
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