Breakfast at Sothebys

Kandinsky started dreaming dreams. In 1895 he went to a gallery in Moscow where he saw the French Impressionists for the first time. Standing in front of one of Monet’s Haystacks series he had a revelatory vision. ‘Suddenly for the first time I saw a painting,’ he records in his Reminiscences. – PHILIP HOOK, BREAKFAST AT SOTHEBY’S

Kandinsky started dreaming dreams. In 1895 he went to a gallery in Moscow where he saw the French Impressionists for the first time. Standing in front of one of Monet’s Haystacks series he had a revelatory vision. ‘Suddenly for the first time I saw a painting,’ he records in his Reminiscences. – PHILIP HOOK, BREAKFAST AT SOTHEBY’S

Photo was taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art