The Russian Museum in St. Petersburg has prepared a retrospective exhibition of Kazimir Malevich’ art.
Surprisingly, the exhibition curators have managed to make it avoiding the Black Square, which is believed to be the main work by the world famous artist.
The exhibition includes about 100 artworks created by Kazimir Malevich from 1906 to 1933. Thematically it is divided into two stages, which are conveyed in the exposition name – “Before and After the Square”. The exhibition halls display his works of different periods. The visitors will discern and trace the changing of his style and art trends. In them changes of style and the directions in art which the artist adhered are obviously traced.
Before The Black Square Malevich tried his wings at impressionism, symbolism, sezannism, cubism and futurism. Malevich first presented The Black Square as an easel work in 1915. It started movement to one of the forms of abstract art that influenced the world art and culture. One of the most famous works of that period is the Self-Portrait by Kazimir Malevich and it completes the exposition.
The exhibition will be opened for visitors from December 5.
Author: Vera Ivanova