Malévich

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Postby thomas o brien » Mon Sep 16, 2002 9:26 pm

Is this thing still going? my god there is supposed to be a tunnel from the hore abbey to the rock of cashel (apparently it meanders on to atlantis somewhere near fethard) be alert your country neads lerts,,, when will this site site discuss more than the positioning of a dustbin on georges street, anyone waana talk at lengthto me about malevich, iwould like to know lots of stuff about him and i dont
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Postby doozer » Tue Sep 17, 2002 12:54 pm

Hmmm Malévich. A god, but in fairness the place of Russian contructivists in world art history has been slighty over stated in the last fifty years.
Although I do like his subtle yet skilful placement of the dustbin in Soldier of the First Division, 1914;Oil and collage on canvas,The museum of modern art, New York.
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Postby LOB » Tue Sep 17, 2002 3:53 pm

try here

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/malevich_kasimir.html

also of interest
you might try and get your hands on

Russia : An Architecture for World Revolution by El Lissitzky

not sure if it is still available
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Postby GregF » Tue Sep 17, 2002 4:02 pm

His minimalist Black/White square iconic paintings were truely spirtual......in their own way.
.....was'nt that whole Russian art movement great as a new way of thinking, and as to counter capitalism.....Tatlin was a good contributer too......but pity Stalin overshadowed it all.
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