Kazimir Malevich

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  • The Rise Of Abstraction In Art

    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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  • The Russian Avant-Garde Movement

    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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  • Vincent Van Gogh: The Value Of Art

    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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  • Futurist Manifeto By Rosenquist Summary

    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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  • The Medhurst House

    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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  • Shirin Neshat's Rebellious Silence Art Analysis

    violent. Also the four symbols that are associated with Muslim culture of the veil, the gun, the text and gaze. Lastly is the content; which is the meaning behind the picture. In the art piece is an inscribed with calligraphy of the Farsi text on her face. The text is a poetry of an Iranian woman poet Tahereh Saffarzadeh, which express the deep belief of many women in Islam. In the context is that women are truly equal to men and they claim that the chador, by concealing a woman’s sexuality…

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