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n. - A geometric abstractionist movement originated by Kazimir Malevich in Russia that influenced constructivism.

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  • One of the most extreme reformers of twentieth century art and the originator of a special abstract art stream called suprematism, Malevich thought of his art utopia as...
  • Lenin's tomb was designed by AV Shchusev, an architect involved in the constructivist movement and influenced by Kazimir Malevich, the founder of suprematism.
  • The debate was intensified by radical supporters of “pure” form; the years 1920-39 heralded the ideas of formalism, suprematism, unism, purism, neo-plasticism; also,...
  • It appears that anxiety, anti-modern loathing, racial suprematism and fascist inclinations on the one hand and the open embrace of urb­an­isation, mass production and... for more
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