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  • 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 – On the Boulevard – 1929/1930

    Kazimir Malevich – On the Boulevard – 1929/1930

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    Kazimir Malevich was a pioneering Russian avant-garde artist and a key figure in the development of abstract art. His work during the period of 1929-1930 saw a departure from his earlier suprematist compositions towards more figurative and representational styles. “On the Boulevard” is one of the paintings from this period. It depicts a scene on…

  • 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…

  • 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…