Picture with Points, 1919 by Wassily Kandinsky

Picture with Points, 1919 by Wassily Kandinsky
Courtesy of www.Wassily-Kandinsky.org

In the key opposition Kandinsky proposed for his languag of abstract art, "line" was the "inwardly animated tension created by movement". The purpose of "point", by contrast, could be summed up in one word: "rest".