Composition VIII was painted in 1923 by German Expressionist painter, Vassily Kandinsky. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter. These artists shared the philosophy to express spiritual truths through art, often in abstracted forms. Composition VIII reflects the influence of Suprematism and Constructivism absorbed by Kandinsky while in Russia prior to his return to Germany
best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Our proposal called for a giant ice cream cone dropped upside down on one of the top corners of the building, tilted forward, so that melting ice cream would appear to drip over the windows. In her presentation of the work.The tilt differentiated it from the surrounding church steeples, while the emphasis on the cone form separated it from the advertising variations found in the street.