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  • Why would Kazimir Malevich shift away from Suprematism after the 1920’s?

    Why would Kazimir Malevich shift away from Suprematism after the 1920’s?

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    Kazimir Malevich’s transition away from Suprematism in the post-1920s period was shaped by political, personal, and philosophical factors. As Joseph Stalin’s regime rose in Soviet Russia, favoring Socialist Realism, Malevich encountered challenges in showcasing his Suprematist works, which clashed with state-approved propaganda art. Internally, Malevich felt a growing need for creative expression beyond Suprematism’s formal…

  • The importance of the painting “Suprematism of the Spirit” in Kazimir  Malevich works.

    The importance of the painting “Suprematism of the Spirit” in Kazimir  Malevich works.

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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Suprematism-spirit-1919-1920.jpg Kazimir Malevich initiated the Suprematist movement in the early 20th century. It emerged as a response to the changing artistic landscape and the societal upheavals of the time. Malevich, like many avant-garde artists of his era, was searching for new ways to express the modern experience and break away from traditional artistic conventions. Suprematism…

  • Principles of Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematism Philosophy

    Principles of Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematism Philosophy

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    Suprematist art, specially drawn in out-of-proportion size with the art concept, was a small standing mirror in which the materialistic men of a materialistic century could look at themselves…Suprematism presented to the Russian people the greatest aspects of non-objectivity in art and by so doing, open the way to a deeper understanding of art. Malevich…

  • Unveiling the Transcendent Beauty: Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde

    Unveiling the Transcendent Beauty: Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde

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    Introduction: Entering the realm of Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde is akin to embarking on a spiritual odyssey of artistic revelation. As an impassioned collector deeply enamored by Malevich’s oeuvre, one finds oneself irresistibly drawn to the ineffable allure and profound philosophical depths that characterize each stroke of his brush. In this essay, the…

  • Kazimir Malevich “Two Peasants” 1929-1930

    Kazimir Malevich “Two Peasants” 1929-1930

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    Kazimir Malevich’s “Two Peasants” is a significant piece from his later period, showcasing his exploration of form and color within his distinctive style of Suprematism. Painted in 1929-1930, it reflects Malevich’s continued interest in geometric abstraction and the reduction of forms to their essential components. In “Two Peasants,” Malevich presents two figures in a simplified,…

  • The truth about “The little girl with the thorn.” “La Nigüenta” “Chubby Fingers” or “This Little Piggy.”

    The truth about “The little girl with the thorn.” “La Nigüenta” “Chubby Fingers” or “This Little Piggy.”

    I had seen this image for years in houses, in the fields in Latin America, and I remember something about a girl counting the toes or something like that. Naturally, my first instinct was to dive headfirst into the internet. And there was the image I had in mind, or so I thought, because studying…

  • Peredwishniki

    Peredwishniki

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    The Peredvizhniki artists were perhaps best-known for their innovative approach to art, which challenged the traditional norms of the time. These Russian realist painters formed a society that aimed to bring art to the people, moving away from the confines of the academy and exhibiting their works across the country. Their art often depicted scenes…

  • Wassily Kandinsky and Gabrielle Münter

    Wassily Kandinsky and Gabrielle Münter

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    Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter’s love story is a captivating tale of art, passion, and creativity. Kandinsky, renowned as the father of abstractionism, found a kindred spirit in Münter, a talented German artist. Despite Kandinsky’s official marriages, his bond with Münter blossomed into a 12-year companionship marked by mutual artistic inspiration and deep affection. Münter’s…

  • Ivan Klyun – Who was he?

    Ivan Klyun – Who was he?

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    Imagine a bookkeeper with a secret passion – painting. That was Ivan Klyun (Ivan Vasilyevich Klyun – Klyunkov) , a talented Russian artist who wasn’t born with a silver spoon, but with a paintbrush in his soul. He honed his skills while balancing numbers, later studying with big names like Fyodor Rerberg. Klyun dabbled in…

  • The Rooster – Roberto Fabelo

    The Rooster – Roberto Fabelo

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    “De madrugada al rocío” = “From dawn to dew” The rich imagination of Cuban artist Roberto Fabelo is brilliantly expressed in this large canvas, featuring one of his totemic animals, the rooster. In this painting titled “De madrugada al rocío” (2009), two children ride a huge rooster whose colorful plumage shines against an intensely lit…