Suprematist Composition by Kazimir Malevich

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Супрематическая композиция

Painting NameСупрематическая композиция (Suprematist Composition)
Painter NameKazimir Malevich
Completion Date1916
Size88.5 cm × 71 cm (34.8 in × 28 in)
TechniqueOil
MaterialCanvas
Current LocationPrivate collection

Suprematist Composition by Kazimir Malevich is a piece of suprematism by Russian artist Kazimir Malevich. The most famous artworks from Russian art are the Bogatyrs by Viktor Vasnetsov and Morning in the Pine­tree Forest by Ivan Shishkin. But, when it comes to the most expensive painting from Russian art, surprisingly, it is the represented painting with $60,000,000 price tag on it. It was sold by Sotheby’s in 2008.

The artist of the painting, Kazimir Malevich, was the founder of the Geometric abstraction during early 20th century when the avant-garde movement was on the rise.

For his new art style, artist proclaimed, “Only with the disappearance of a habit of mind which sees in pictures little corners of nature, madonnas and shameless Venuses, shall we witness a work of pure, living art.”

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