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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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(Art Movements) a form of pure cubist art, launched in Russia in 1913, and based on the principle that paintings should be composed only of rectangles, circles, triangles, or crosses
[C20: from suprematist a supporter of this theory, from French suprémacie supremacy]
Suˈprematist n, adj
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|Noun||1.||suprematism - a geometric abstractionist movement originated by Kazimir Malevich in Russia that influenced constructivism|
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