Stunning Modern Kandinsky Inspired Artistic Rug, Country Of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Modern – This gorgeous, colorful piece from our Artistic Rugs Collection plays with color and form in a way that creates a piece that is modern and a bit playful. This futuristic design was inspired by the mid-20th century artist, Wassily Kandinsky. This piece resembles some of the work produced by Kandinsky when he taught at Bauhaus in Germany during the 1920s and early 1930s.
Abstract Expressionist artists of the mid-20th century had an impact on art and interior design that continues today. Rug makers would use the works of famous artists of the time to create unique pieces for the home. Sometimes, it is possible to attribute a particular piece to a specific artist. Other times, a piece might resemble the work of a famous artist, but it is not possible to prove the attribution.
The work of Kandinsky focused on the geometric elements of the piece and color. His pieces used lines, curves, circles, and half-circles, as well as brilliant colors. This rug is based on Kandinsky’s Composition X, which was created in 1939. However, you will notice small variations and differences in the rug. It is not an exact copy of the painting that served as its inspiration.
This modern rug is the perfect piece for modern interior designs that feature geometric elements. It would complement furniture with clean lines, primary colors, and accents of metals, chrome, and glass. In an open floor plan, this rug would help to define a functional area within the space. This rug is bold and charismatic, and it will add intensity to the interior design.
The saturated colors of the rug will play with the natural light in the space, giving it a more open feel. If you are an aficionado of mid century modern style, this piece is an essential. This rug is the perfect piece to serve as inspiration for creating a space that is as unique as you.