Kazimir Malevich

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    It is my belief that the invention of photography was vital for push toward abstraction in art. Images of events in history did not need to be painted anymore, as photography could be used. It took less time to take a photograph of a scene than to paint one. This technological innovation allowed artists to focus on matters other that portrayal of a moment in history. This innovation led to the overall switch toward abstraction, as many of the art movements in Modernism included symbolic art that embodied ideas or emotions of the artist. During Modernism, abstract art and its components varied according to location and effect desired for the viewer. For example, in Russia abstract art used geometry. By using geometry, artists like Kazimir Malevich were able to portray and utopian goals, and art free from borders of objects. Russia was a socialist country during this time period, which aimed to reach utopia. On the other hand, artists in the United States used abstraction to project ideas. The message taken from the painting was more important than its actual appearance. “Reds” by Arthur Dove is an abstract collage created in 1926. Prior to researching the influence for creation of this collage, one may see it as a collage composed of random colors filling non-symmetric shapes, pencil lines, and an oddly placed circular wad of human hair. The focal point appears to be the hair, as the complementary colors of blue and orange are used around it. It is also evident that every…

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    With political discourse taking center stage in Russia during the early 20th century, the atmosphere surrounding the beliefs of the working class switched from the oppression of autocracy towards a communist state. The effects surrounding the societal switch was sparking new ideas and viewpoints in the world of art. Russian avant-garde artist, Kazimir Malevich, the inventor and pioneer of Suprematism, was a driving force in the development of today’s modern art community. His views and messages…

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    movement’s founder, Kazimir Malevich, was influenced by both futurism and cubism, but most prominently he was influenced by Cubo-Futurism. Suprematism was incredibly significant in influencing the development of Constructivism and geometric abstract art, as well as modern day abstract art.…

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    Fauconnier and Jean Metzinger. In 1916, she joined Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist group, producing colourful, geometric, non-figurative works that would eventually inform her signature textile design style. Stepanova was born in 1894 to a lower income family. Like Popova, she joined avant-garde visual art circles around 1916. She also was profoundly influenced by Malevich’s artwork. In her early career, she appropriated Malevich’s style of overlapping geometric shapes atop a white background…

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    Alexander Mikhailovioh Rodchemko Rodchenko was inspired by Art Nouveau & artists like Aubrey Beardsley. Later he became a Futurism & he absorted the work of Vladimir Tatlin & Suprematism of Kazimir Malevich. At the end of the decade, he begin to explore Constructivism. This study analysis into the aspect of illustration & sculptural art. Altogether to produce abstruct artworks to separate out the factores of each image: line, form, space, colour surface & texture. Contructivism began to support…

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    his death, but his tragic story assisted in him to become a household name. The history of the artist surpassed that of his paintings, causing the painting to become famous in turn. This statement will be further argued and shown utilizing the works of Kazimir Malevich and Rembrandt Van Rijn. Each of these men…

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    The Medhurst House

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    early 20th century art and architectural theory, specifically Amedee Ozenfant 's and Le Corbusier 's formulation of Purism, in which objects were represented as basic machine-made forms stripped of all detail; Kazimir Malevich 's Tectons, which were scaleless architectural forms devised to accommodate the unimagined new social programs that the Russian Revolution anticipated; and El Lissitzky 's PROUNs, paintings of gravity-defying, defunctionalised, architectonic objects: what he enigmatically…

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    painter Amedee Ozenfant and architect/painter Le Corbusier - a variation of Cubist movement from clean, pure, integral forms to the modern machine age composes colors and forms scientifically like machines and creates architectural beauty “The Lesson of the Machine” - like De Stijl, Le Corbusier sees machines as serving human needs and “creates harmonious organs and organs are purified by invention and experience” Purism exalts geometry and calculation and emphasizes their beauty through art -…

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    Vincent Van Gogh Stary

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    creating visual delight” and the prices he charged were for the two days that it took him to paint and create the piece but also for the “knowledge gained through a lifetime”( Stokstad & Cothren 484). The trail for the suing was in Whistler’s favor, but was awarded only a fraction of a penny and his legal expenses then bankrupted him. Although his theories for justifying abstract art became important for future artists in the next century. The last painting in this gallery is Vasily Kandinsky’s…

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    several thousand cartoons and illustrations. Reinhardt used wit, wisdom and double meaning explore ways to look at abstract art, cubist painting, things through a wine grass and looking itself, to name some themes. You would take about half an hour to analyze his cartoons because of the detail in his pictures, Funny making jokes about his friends, critics artists and establishments and museums during his time. Painting versions upon versions using a repetitive style in his art work spending his…

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