Suprematism
(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Abstract art

Dates: 1913-1927

First abstract group, founded around Malevitch. Its members painted monochrome geometric forms, usually in black, white, or primary colours.
People associated with this movement
Ilya ChashnikRussian, 1902-19297 artworks
Ivan KliunRussian, 1873-19434 artworks
Kasimir MalevichRussian, 1878-1935118 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Olga RozanovaRussian, 1886-19183 artworks
Nikolai SuetinRussian, 1897-19542 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Philosopher
Liubov Popova

Female half figure
Kasimir Malevich

Haymaking
Kasimir Malevich

Mystic Suprematism
Kasimir Malevich

Suprematism
Ilya Chashnik

Red Calvary
Kasimir Malevich

Portrait of a woman
Kasimir Malevich

Black Square
Kasimir Malevich

Black Square
Kasimir Malevich

Violin
Liubov Popova

Peasants
Kasimir Malevich

River in the Forest
Kasimir Malevich

Musical Instrument/Lamp
Kasimir Malevich
Top 10 museums with Suprematist art
State Russian MuseumRussian Federation (St Petersburg)48 artworks
Stedelijk Museum, AmsterdamNetherlands (Amsterdam)30 artworks
Tretyakov Gallery - MoscowRussian Federation (Moscow)30 artworks
Greece (Stavroupoli)13 artworks
Museum of Modern Art - New YorkUnited States (New York City)9 artworks
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - MadridSpain (Madrid)3 artworks
Museum Ludwig - CologneGermany (Cologne)3 artworks
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - New York, NYUnited States (New York City)2 artworks
Russian Federation (Smolensk)2 artworks
Saratov State Art MuseumRussian Federation (Saratov Region)2 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1913
Why 1913?: Creation of the group by Malevich.

End date:  1927
Why 1927?: Stalin forbade non-figurative art and favoured instead Socialist-Realism.