Kazimir Malevich in the State Russian Museum

Kazimir Malevich in the State Russian Museum

By: Yevgenia Petrova (editor)Hardback

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Square, cross, circle...What is their secret attraction? What is it that has made people stare intently, for nearly a century, at what seem to be nothing more than simple geometric figures? Kasimir Malevich (1878-1935) understood the previously incomprehensible, dared to subject the unsubjected to aesthetic interpretation and artistic transformation, sensed the cosmos in the elementary and turned it into a work of art. Malevich's Suprematist compositions and his Futurist images of budetlyane, the people of the future, are all unique hallmarks of the Russian avant-garde and markers of Malevich's influential and masterful position therein. The Russian State Museum presents its collection of works by Malevich - the largest in the world.

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i. Malevich's Works in the Russian Museum and their New Datings ii. Malevich's Paintings in the Collection of the Russian Museum iii. Concerning the Technological Research of Malevich's Paintings iv. Features of Malevich's Painting Technique Revealed in the Process of the Restoration of his Works v. Restoring Malevich's Architectons vi. Concerning the Question of the Black Square in the Opera Victory Over the Sun vii. Illustrations viii. Appendices ix. Biographical Outline

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  • publication date: 01/01/1999
  • ISBN13: 9783930775767
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 450
  • ID: 9783930775767
  • weight: 3338
  • ISBN10: 393077576X

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