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Unformatted text preview: certain peoples remains the dominant tendency . . . this urge is best served through pure geometric abstraction . . . free of all external connections with the world." You can't be more disconnected than in this painting! Malevich had painted Black Square on White Ground , 1913, which he felt was the supreme suprematist composition, then White on White in 1918. White on White was the ultimate painting. The problem is, once you've painted the perfect painting, what do you do for an encore? Malevich quit painting and turned to architecture. Before long this geometric art was rejected by the very audience for which intended. Russia turned to Sot Realism, where muscular men in overalls and buxom women with babushkas are shown confidently building the new communist state....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10