The Non-Objective World: The Manifesto of Suprematism
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The Non-Objective World: The Manifesto of Suprematism

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One of the 20th century's most profound statements of aesthetic theory, this work defined the artist's radical, nonobjective style, which he referred to as Suprematism, the preeminence of emotion in creating works of art. Included here among Malevich's most famous works is the 1913 painting "Black Square on White." 92 black-and-white illustrations.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Dover Publications (first published June 1959)
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Glenn Russell
The Non-Objective World: The Manifesto of Supermatism contains not only Kasimir Malevich's manifesto but over 90 black-and-white prints, giving the reader a broad overview of the radical vision and creative output of this Russian avant-garde artist who had a profound influence on the course of modern abstract art.

To fully comprehend Malevich's innovation and revolutionary approach to art, imagine your average art-goers, men and women visiting galleries and museums, people who particularly enjoy...more
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Recommends it for: artists, teachers
great resource for teaching and studio practice, meta thinking on visual form
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“By "Suprematism" I mean the supremacy of pure feeling in creative art. To the Suprematist the visual phenomena of the objective world are, in themselves, meaningless; the significant thing is feeling.” 0 likes
“Art no longer cares to serve the state and religion, it no longer wishes to illustrate the history of manners, it wants to have nothing further to do with the object, as such, and believes that it can exist, in and for itself, without "things" (that is, the "time-tested well-spring of life").” 0 likes
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