Kazimir Malevich Kazimir Severinovich Malevich was a Russian painter and art theoretician. He was a pioneer of geometric abstract art and the originator of the avant-garde Suprematist movement. Wikipedia Born: February 23, 1879, Kiev Died: May 15, 1935, Saint Petersburg Education: Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture Artwork: Suprematist Composition, Suprematist Composition: Airplane Flying, More Periods: Suprematism, Cubism
"Woman with a Rake" by Kazimir Malevich. Later rejecting the flattened figures of Cubism, Malevich triumphantly launched Suprematism with entirely abstracted geometric shapes. He was eventually buried with a black square-adorning a white cube as his tombstone.