Geometric abstractionism is the direction of non-figurative art, where different geometric shapes, color planes and lines are combined.
In the 1950s, Russian non-conformists got interested in objectless art and geometric abstractionism in particular. Artists studied paintings by masters and followers of the Russian avant-garde, got acquainted with the stored collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, and studied Western magazines.
In the New Tretyakov Gallery you can see the artworks of different generations and trace the development of the geometric line in the Russian non-figurative art from the 1950s to the 2010s.
The exposition includes works by Vladimir Andreenkov, Vladimir Nemukhin, Eduard Steinberg, Ruben Apresyan, Alexander Yulikov and others.
When: from November 12, 2019 to January 12, 2020.
Where: New Tretyakov Gallery at the address 10, Krymsky Val Street, next to metro stations Oktyabrskaya and Park of Culture, Moscow.
Author: Vera Ivanova