“Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammer, the soul is the strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.”
“Kandinsky believed painting should aim to be as abstract as music. He worked to create art that was free from all references to the material world… He felt that emotions could be expressed through the way colours and lines were arranged in a painting. He linked musical tones to particular colours, and considered colour to have a powerful spiritual impact.”
Alfred Imageworks also created a stereoscopic 3D version. The sound design is by Crave Sound.
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