Malevich

 


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The first major Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935) retrospective for almost 25 years.

This groundbreaking exhibition draws on the world's greatest collections of his work to offer an expansive view of his career in its entirety.

Having come of age in Tsarist Russia, Malevich witnessed the October Revolution first-hand. His early experiments as a painter led him towards the cataclysmic invention of Suprematism, a bold visual language of abstract geometric shapes and stark colours, epitomised by the Black Square. A definitively radical gesture, it was revealed to the world after months of secrecy and was hidden again for almost half a century after its creator’s death. It sits on a par with Duchamp’s ‘readymade’ as a game-changing moment in twentieth century art and continues to inspire and confound viewers to this day.

  • £13.10 (conc £11.10) + optional gift aid

Where

Tate Modern
Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
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Sun-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm

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