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The first all-Russian congress of futurists

From left to right: Mikhail Matyushin, Kazimir Malevich and Alexey Kruchenykh.
At the country house of Matiushin, Uusikirkko, Finland, July 18, 1913

(Collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)

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A germinal Black Square: Sketch of the scenery for the Opera, Victory over the Sun
(2nd Act, the 5th picture), 1913

(Collection, St. Petersburg state Museum of theatrical and musical art, Saint Petersburg)

 

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Poster advertising the 0-10 Last Futurist Exhibition of Paintings, 1915

(Private Collection Zurich)

 

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0-10 Last Futurist Exhibition of Paintings, 1915

(Collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)

 

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Black Square in situ unknown

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Leaflet with the manifestos of Kazimir Malevich, Ivan Klyun and Mikhail Menkov distributed at the Last Futurist Exhibition of Paintings 0,10, 1915

(Collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)

 

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Cover of the third edition of the book, From Cubism and Futurism to Suprematism: New Pictorial Realism, by Malevich, 1916

(Collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)

 

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Suprematism: 34 drawings, 1920

UNIVOS (‘affirmers of the new art’) publisher

(Collection National Gallery of Australia Canberra)

 

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Table 1: Formula of Suprematism 1913, Kazimir Malevich, 1920

(Collection of the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg)

 

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Malevich lying in state in his self-designed Suprematist coffin beneath the Black Square, 1935

 

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Malevich’s funeral car featuring Black Square attached to car radiator, 1935

 

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Coffin bearers at Malevich’s funeral, 1935

 

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Crowd gathered at Malevich’s funeral, 1935