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  • n  a geometric abstractionist movement originated by Kazimir Malevich in Russia that influenced constructivism

  • One-as its name, suprematism, indicatestried to transcend the material world.
  • The artists, however, took it as a stamp of approval for cubo-futurism, suprematism, constructivism and the other isms that the ferment of Western art had helped set off.
  • In the 1960s and '70s, Stenberg's work was a prolonged meditation on constructivism and suprematism, the chief movements of the "classical" Russian avant-garde in the years just .

  • Alexandra Danilova in The Moscow Times
    Malevich went on to suprematism and Rodchenko started playing with ideas of constructivism, while Larionov moved more into poetry and theatre,Danilova said. "The energy of futurism was transferred into other art forms."

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