Malevich Writes

A Theory of Creativity Cubism to Suprematism

Patricia Railing

Date Published :
April 2018
Publisher :
Artists Bookworks
Illustration :
115 mono illus.
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9780946311088
Pages : 704
Stock Status : Out of stock. Available in 6-8 weeks


Collection of 30 texts, 1915-1928, & 3 facsimiles, some in first English translation, plus Nina Kogan on Cubism and Ilya Chashnik on Suprematism. Chronological sections trace Malevich’s analyses of Cubism and Futurism, the Supremus Society of Artists, Suprematism Triumphant, UNOVIS, Theory of Creativity as Artistic Culture, and the Non-Objective World of Sensations. A presentation of sensations from Cézanne to Suprematism is followed by a discussion of how consciousness and the environment influence artistic creativity in P. Railing, Malevich on Creativity.

About The Author

Patricia Railing (PhD, University of Paris, Sorbonne, Philosophy of Art) is an art historian specializing in both the Russian Avant-Garde and the history of artists' pigments. She has compiled this collection, Colour Palettes, from treatises, 1st century B.C. to the 19th century, which culminates in the Documentary Dictionary of Historical Pigments.

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