Kazimir Severinovich Malevich was a Russian avant-garde artist and art theorist, whose pioneering work and writing had a profound influence on the development of non-objective, or abstract art, in the 20th century.

Born: February 23, 1879, Kiev, Ukraine
Died: May 15, 1935, Saint Petersburg, Russia
On view: Museum of Modern Art, MORE
Periods: Suprematism, Cubo-Futurism, Cubism, Naïve art, MORE
Spouse: Natalia Manchenko (m. 1927–1935), Sofia Rafalovich (m. 1909–1923), Kazimira Zgleits (m. 1902–1909)
Nationality: Ukrainian, Russian, Soviet.

kazimir severinovich malevich black square
kazimir severinovich malevich black square

Black Square (also known as The Black Square or Malevich’s Black Square) is an iconic painting by Kazimir Malevich. The first version was done in 1915.

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