Laura Gascoigne

Kandinsky is the star of Tate’s expressionist show

There are some nice paintings here by Kandinsky's fellow riders but few, Franz Marc’s ‘Tiger’ excepted, jump off the walls as if driven by inner necessity

‘Cows, Red, Green, Yellow’, 1911, by Franz Marc. Credit: Lenbachhaus Munich

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