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Major Kazimir Malevich exhibition opens in Moscow
One of the founders of Russian avant-guard Kazimir Malevich exhibition is on view in Moscow, TASS reports. It is placed in VDNKh (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) in The Worker and Collective Farm Woman pavilion.
Kazimir Malevich. Not only Black Square exposition presents the most extensive and complete collection of his works, according to the curator Aleksandra Shatskikh. She has underlined that this project is not only artistic but also educative. Collection of Malevich's art had been never exhibited in such full capacity.
Russian avant-guardist's works were delivered from various Russian museums and private collections. For example, his famous Mower (1912) was brought from Nizjny Novgorod.
The first part of the exhibition shows early works of master, including books that he worked on with poet Aleksei Kruchenykh, lithographs and post-cards made in the course of the First World War, and his impressionistic paintings.
The toilet water Northern designed by the artist is on view. The product was also sold in Soviet stores during the artist's life as well as in the second part of 20th century.
Graphic version of the Black Square created at the same time as the oil is showcased at the exhibition.