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Black square : Malevich and the origin of suprematism

Author: Aleksandra Semenovna Shatskikh; Marian Schwartz
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kazimir Malevich's painting Black Square is one of the twentieth century's emblematic paintings, the visual manifestation of a new period in world artistic culture at its inception. None of Malevich's contemporary revolutionaries created a manifesto, an emblem, as capacious and in its own way unique as this work; it became both the quintessence of the Russian avant-gardist's own art--which he called  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandra Semenovna Shatskikh; Marian Schwartz
ISBN: 9780300140897 0300140894
Language Note: In English; translated from Russian.
OCLC Number: 785864576
Description: xvii, 346 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The Birth of Black Square --
On the Threshold of "0.10" --
From "0.10" to "Store" --
The Supremus Society --
The End of Painting.
Other Titles: Chernyĭ kvadrat.
Responsibility: Aleksandra Shatskikh ; translated by Marian Schwartz.

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Kazimir Malevich's painting "Black Square" is one of the twentieth century's emblematic paintings, the visual manifestation of a new period in artistic culture at its inception. Writing about this  Read more...
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