Abstract: According to art historians, factors such as advances in science, the mass media and findings of modern psychology, have had the pivotal role in evolving this trend. However, considering the great influence of philosophy on the art of the twentieth century, what has been the contribution of philosophy, especially German rational idealism and philosophers such as Hegel, in this trend and whether can one regard Hegels ideas about the art of the 20th century, especially the works of Kandinsky to have had influence on abstract art? Are among important questions about the nature of modern art in the 20th century. This research by matching Hegels philosophy of art and artistic ideas of Kandinsky in his essay Concerning the Spiritual in Art, uncover the influence of Hegels views on art and Kandinskys thoughts and reveal the contribution of Hegels philosophy of art in the 20th century as one of the influencing factors on the 20th century painting.
Zahra Hosein Abadi and Ramin Keshavarz, 2016. The Effect of Hegels Philosophy of Art on Kandinsky in the Essay AConcerning the Spiritual in Art. The Social Sciences, 11: 3081-3087.