This lesson will explore Suprematism and Constructivism in Russia.
A 20th-century Russian art movement that is characterized by its focus on sensed feelings through expressions of pure forms, for example circles, rectangles, lines, and colors.
An avant-garde art movement (1913-1940) characterized by abstractions, geometric forms, and themes that commend machines and technology.
In the arts, the simplification of form down to its most basic elements.
Idealized states of perfection.
A technique that is used to produce a feeling of dissociation.
Malevich, Suprematist Composition, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Suprematist_Composition_-_Kazimir_Malevich.jpg, White on White; Public Domain: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kazimir_Malevich_-_%27Suprematist_Composition-_White_on_White%27,_oil_on_canvas,_1918,_Museum_of_Modern_Art.jpg, Naum Gabo, Stylized Flower, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rotterdam_kunstwerk_gestileerde_bloem.jpg, Tatlin's Tower; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tatlin%27s_Tower_maket_1919_year.jpg, Rodchenko, Advertisement for the State Press of Leningrad, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/3299286859/, ,Rodchenko transmission tower, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/48880524@N04/8391220510/, Rodchenko, Gears, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/32357038@N08/8350435296/sizes/m/in/photostream/