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Boccioni,


Development of a Bottle in Space,


1912




a modern industrial object (glass bottle)


wanted to "save" sculpture which he felt had become mummified, wanted to enliven and open figure like a window.

Boccioni,


States of Mind 1: the Farewells,


1911




influenced by cubist form, motion is continuous, gliding across canvas. dynamism of movement, people fusing with steam from machines, glorifying machines, train, automobile, airplane,

Malevich,


Suprematist Composition: Black Square,


1915




resides in iconic place in upper corner, space traditionally reserved for religious painting. art is a new, pure spirituality. integrating art into space/life- it protrudes from corner of room. he chooses not to make subjective choices, art divorced from any representation, first pure abstraction. suprematism is his name for it. Malevich had utopian idea that art can change the world.

Rodchenko,


Assembling for a Demonstration,


1928




looking at everyday life from a new perspective, compare moholy-nagy radio tower. you're at a vantage you'd not normally be at, familiar objects transformed into forms.

Tatlin,


Model for Monument to the Third International,


1919-20




meant to be a giant building for artists where figures could work and create propaganda. would rotate like a solar system in the plan. utopian design characteristic of frenzied russian aspirations after bolshevik revolution, would be taller than eiffel tower, paris's symbol of modernity. a dream that never went past planning stages because of lack of architectural know-how, resources, reality.