ART OF THE WEEK
28 July - 3 August 2014
Black Square by Kazimir Malevich (b. Kiev, Ukraine,1879, d. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1935) forms part of the Malevich exhibition at Tate Modern, London, UK (16 July - 26 October).
A pioneer of geometric abstract art, Malevich was the founder of the nihilistic Suprematist movement and Black Square, a painting of a black square on white background, is a Suprematist icon.
|Kazimir Malevich, Black Square, 1929|
© State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow