Description of the artwork «Suprematism: white on white»
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Encyclopedia of Painting
Suprematism was one of the most influential trends in abstract art of the twentieth century. It rendered the structure of the universe in simple geometric forms, like a straight line, a rectangle, a circle, a square on a light background, signifying the infinity of space. The ideas of Suprematism, with its countdown marked by the famous Black Square , were embodied in the architecture…
How could you? Several versions of how Malevich created The Black Square
The Black Square by Malevich is not so much a painting, but the phenomenon. It is being studied, it is attempted to repeat, people extol and deny it, laugh at, they pray at it and send curses at it — it seems that arguments around it will never stop. Mainly, the arguments are all about what Malevich wanted to say to the people and to the universe. However, the question «how» is not of the lesser…