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A Fibre from the Brain (oil, 60x72) by Paul Fenniak

Paul Fenniak | Mysterious Narratives

Born in Toronto, Canada, Paul Fenniak received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a master of fine arts degree from Concordia University, Montreal. His work is represented by Forum Gallery in New York City, and he’s participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Fenniak has received awards...

Infrared image of Kandinsky’s Sketch I for Painting with White Border (1913), revealing an underlying oil composition by Gabriele Münter. Courtesy of The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Underneath a Kandinsky: Discoveries Revealed

When conservators began studying two of Wassily Kandinsky’s paintings, little did they know that, in addition to learning more about the artist’s underpainting and layering techniques, they would discover a previously unknown sketch by Kandinsky’s partner and fellow artist Gabriele Münter.