malevich's black cross
malevich's black cross

The omnipresent motif of black crosses on the white robes of a saint was simply lifted out of this icon to become one of the key geometric figures in the new so-called suprematist art of Kasimir Malevich.


malevich's black cross

Malevich’s painting of a black cross seemed literally to cancel out all previous art—but it also anticipated the severe lines of Lenin’s future mausoleum.



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