suprematist


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su·prem·a·tism

 (so͝o-prĕm′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A school and theory of geometric abstract art that originated in Russia in the early 1900s and influenced constructivism.

[Russian suprematizm, from French suprématie, supremacy, from supremacy.]

su·prem′a·tist adj. & n.
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Noun1.suprematist - an artist of the school of suprematismsuprematist - an artist of the school of suprematism
abstract artist, abstractionist - a painter of abstract pictures
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Eyewear with geometric patterns inspired by the Suprematist paintings of the 20th-century artist Malevich, from German brand, ic
The player's foot is pointed at the word 'Uglich' written in Cyrillic script, above which are two yellow discs and a pale blue rectangle, which could have floated across from a Suprematist or Constructivist composition.
Plaintiffs were collectors of the Russian avant-garde period, particularly of works by Russian Suprematist artist Lazar Khidekel, and had developed a relationship in Europe with defendant experts, the son and daughter-in-law of the late artist.
The recent uncovering of racist graffiti underneath Malevich's famous Suprematist monochrome might have offered a more direct line to parsing the other side of pure abstraction's sublimations.
These works are often done in bold primary colors, and from a distance they resemble color-theory studies, like Josef Albers's "Homage to the Square" series, or works by the suprematist painter Kazimir Malevich.
While studying in Smolensk, Chodasiewicz had encountered the work of Malevich and Sztreminsky, though perhaps superficially; she took to Paris a sketchbook with some suprematist pencil sketches that she later developed into a series of oil paintings; see Christophe Czwiklitzer, ed.
Later, in a marvellous essay on Stephen Bambury (2000), and discussing the as it were transactional relation between Bambury and the Black Square (1915) of the Russian Suprematist Vladimir Malevich, Curnow notes that, 'the meaning of the work (Black Square) is largely contextual, dependent upon our bringing to it some local knowledge'--some story, even, dare I say.
With the arrival of Malevitch in Vitebsk, however, he was soon deeply involved in applying Suprematist principles to propaganda.
The results are at times reminiscent of Suprematist compositions.
He cites sculptor Tony Smith, Suprematist founder Kazimir Malevich and ceramist Masamichi Yoshikawa as influences.
Kazimir Malevich, also a visionary, founded the Suprematist movement in 1915 to express pure feeling in art.