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Malevich at Tate Modern

Art | July 17, 2014 |

Kazimir Malevich15 or 1916 by Kazimir Malevich 1879-1935Kazimir Malevich, Dynamic Suprematism, 1915 or 1916, Oil on canvas

Malevich at Tate Modern

Kazimir Malevich, a radical and hugely influential figure in modern art, who lived and worked through one of the most turbulent periods in twentieth century history. This, his first retrospective in thirty years and the first ever in the UK, unites works from collections in Russia, the US and Europe to tell a fascinating story of revolutionary ideals and the power of art itself. The exhibition is organised by Tate Modern, in collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn.

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich, Suprematism, 1915 

Malevich (1879-1935) lived and worked through one of the most turbulent periods in twentieth century history. Having come of age in Tsarist Russia, Malevich witnessed the First World War and the October Revolution first-hand. His early experiments as a painter led him towards the invention of suprematism, a bold visual language of abstract geometric shapes and stark colours, epitomised by the Black Square.

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich, Self Portrait, 1908-1910

One of the defining works of Modernism, the painting was revealed to the world after months of secrecy and was hidden again for almost half a century after its creator’s death. It sits on a par with Duchamp’s “readymade” as a game-changing moment in twentieth century art and continues to inspire and confound viewers to this day.

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich, Shroud of Christ, 1908

Starting from his early paintings of Russian landscapes, agricultural workers and religious scenes, the exhibition follows Malevich’s journey towards abstract painting and his suprematist masterpieces, his temporary abandonment of painting in favour of teaching and writing, and his much-debated return to figurative painting in later life. Bringing together paintings, sculptures, theatre and an unprecedented collection of drawings it offers a complete view of his career, celebrating some of the most progressive art ever made.

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