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Archives Indicate Malevich Had a Previously Unknown Child

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Archives Indicate Malevich Had a Previously Unknown Child


17.08.2010

The State Archive of the city of Kursk has revealed a previously unknown fact about the famous suprematist painter Kazimir Malevich, Voice of Russia reports. A record has been discovered indicating that in 1902 he fathered a son before he went on to join the avant-garde in Moscow and Paris, the chief archivist in Kursk, Margarita Litvinova, told Russian news agencies Monday. An entry in a state registry indicates Mr. Malevich was the father of a boy named Anatoly, she said. Biographers had formerly known only of two other children, she said.

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