On 16 December, Google pays tribute to Vassily Kandinsky, who had 148 years today. Born in 1866, the Russian began to study painting at the age of thirty, at the Academy of fine arts in Munich. In 1910, he painted the first abstract watercolor. Subject to controversy, the canvas is suspected by historians of art have been painted later announced by his painter. He frequently plays with shapes and colors, claiming to be inspired by the work of Monet.