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Suprematism and Constructivism

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will explore Suprematism and Constructivism.

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This lesson discusses the movements of Suprematism and Constructivism which were influential in Russian art and sculpture in the early twentieth century.


Image of Malevich, Suprematist Composition, Public Domain,; Image of Malevich, White on White, Public Domain,,_oil_on_canvas,_1918,_Museum_of_Modern_Art.jpg; Image of Rodchenko, Advertisement for State Publishing House of Leningrad, Photo by Cea, Creative Commons,; Image of Rodchenko, Lilya Brik, Creative Commons,; Image of Naum Gabo, Stylized Flower, Creative Commons,; Image of Model of Tatlin, Monument to the Third International (Tatlin’s Tower), Creative Commons,,_Royal_Academy,_London,_27_Feb_2012.jpg

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