Danila Vassilieff

Robin Wallace-Crabbe on 'Vassilieff and His Art'

Robin Wallace-Crabbe
Monday, 26 November 2012

Having attempted to connect with the art of painting by submitting to instruction on how to represent ‘apples and bananas and pumpkins and plaster casts’, Danila Vassilieff realised ‘it was all a waste of time, it was meaningless to me … That was dead life and I wanted to paint living life, life and nature and people in action and movement.’