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Kasimir Malevich (1878-1935)

Aliases: Kazimir Malevič; Kazimir Severinovič Malevič; Kazimir Severinovich Malevich; Kasimir Malevitch; Kasimir Ssewerimowitsch Malewitsch; Kasimir Ssewerinowitsch Malewitsch

Professions: Painter; Sculptor

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  • - Kazimir Malevich , 1879-1935 Suprematist Composition Oil on canvas

  • Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935)

  • MALEVICH, Kazimir Severinovich (1878-1933). Autograph manuscript with diagrams, 'Suprematizm. Momenty ego Razvitia' [Suprematism. Stages of its Development], n.p., n.d. [after 1923], 3 pages, folio (silked, causing slight roll at edges).

  • Kasimir Malevich (1878-1935)

Kasimir Malevich Biography

(b nr Kiev, Ukraine, 1878; d Leningrad, Russia 1935) Russian painter. Malevich enrolled in the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in 1905 and remained in that city throughout the 1910s. His early paintings from 1910-13 were not without reference to the French avant-garde, and incorporated a variation of the Cubist aesthetic made popular by Picasso and Braque. But as his painting developed, Malevich began reinterpreting the styles of Cubism, as well as Italian Futurism, and devised an artistic philosophy that was decidedly his own. Suprematism, as his painting was called, revered the beauty of speed that had been championed by Futurism and Cubism's fragmenting of objects. In contrast to these two movements, Suprematism rejected the idea of objective representation and eliminated any references to nature. "Only with the disappearance of this habit of mind which sees in pictures little corners of nature, Madonnas and shameless Venuses shall we witness a work of pure, living art," Malevich wrote in his manifesto. This was the credo that governed his compositions of this era, and would later be regarded as one of the most radical pronouncements of early 20th century artistic theory. Malevich's Suprematist paintings were catalysts for future movements of Modern art, laying the aesthetic and theoretical foundations for the Minimalist, Conceptualist and Geometric Abstractionist painters in the later half of the century. (Credit: Sotheby’s, New York, Impressionist & Modern Art Part One, May 6, 2003, lot 35)

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