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Malevich

Kasimir . 1878--1935, Russian painter. He founded the abstract art movement known as Suprematism
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Sheikha Reem al-Thani, director of Exhibitions at Qatar Museums, said: "First envisioned as part of the Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture, the Kazimir Malevich showcase is a complementary event to the 'Russian Avant-garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants' exhibition held at the Fire Station last year.
Caption: --CNS/Courtesy of Tretyakov Gallery An 1872 painting, "Christ in the Wilderness," by Ivan Kramskoi, is part of a collection of Russian masterpieces loaned to the Vatican for the exhibit "Pilgrimage of Russian Art: From Dionysius to Malevich."
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The writings of Kazimir Malevich, whose works were a focal point of "Revolution"--the replication of his extensive, if originally marginalized, presentation at a major survey exhibition in Leningrad (formerly Petrograd) in 1932 was a highlight--appear equally confounding if we are to understand his artistic vision as antagonistic to revolutionary political concerns.
It was born in the ferment of ideas that preceded the First World War, alongside the Suprematism of Kazimir Malevich. Both abandoned representation --'I have destroyed the ring of the horizon and escaped from the circle of things,' Malevich announced in 1915--in favour of an art that was linear and geometric, and characterised by simple shapes floating in space.
Influenced by Malevich, Tatlin and Rodchenko, Hadid's works were based on paintings and drawings that expressed her architectural ideas, which she always sought to link to the world we live in.
An early 20th-century sense of what Malevich meant by the non-objective seems to be in order.
The collection on display at the Hungarian National Gallery between late January and May will include paintings by Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Alexander Rodchenko, El Lissitzky, Natalia Goncharova and those of her husband, Mikhail Larionov.
The full colour plates and diagrams enhance the text creating a rich and detailed introduction to The Russian avant-garde of the 1920's and 1930s, featuring figures such as: Mayakovsky, Kandinsky, Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko, Meyerhold and many others.