All posts tagged “Kazimir Malevich

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922 at Jewish Museum, September 14, 2018 – January 6, 2019

“I found myself in Vitebsk when the great celebrations of the October Revolution were over, but the city was still resplendent with Malevich’s designs—circles, squares, dots, and lines of different colors—and with Chagall’s flying people. I had the impression of being in an enchanted city, but in those days everything… Read More

A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde at The Museum of Modern Art, December 3, 2016 – March 12, 2017

“In Russia in the early twentieth century, far-reaching artistic innovation and intense social and political turmoil were inextricably intertwined. During the early 1910s, under the tsarist autocracy that had ruled for three centuries, avant-garde artists sought to overthrow entrenched academic conventions by experimenting with complex… Read More