Sign in to favourite Sign in to add to album Geographical notes close Places are defined in terms of modern geography. Copyright Information close This artwork is in public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. If you are a copyright owner of this artwork, or his/hers legal representative, and you do not agree that this artwork is public domain, please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org WikiArt.org allows unlimited copying, distributing and displaying of the images of public domain artworks. Artworks protected by copyright are supposed to be used only for contemplation. Images of that type of artworks are prohibited for copying, printing, or any kind of reproducing and communicating to public since these activities may be considered copyright infringement. Public domain ← → Suprematist Composition: White on White Kazimir Malevich Original Title: Белый квадрат Alternative name: White on White Date: 1917 - 1918 Style: Suprematism Genre: abstract Media: oil, canvas Dimensions: 79.4 x 79.4 cm Location: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, US Tags: monochrome Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_on_White References: www.moma.org www.moma.org Order an oil painting reproduction Ad Image dimension 601x600px, View all sizes Optimistic about the Russian Revolution, Malevich thought that the newfound freedom wound open the door to a new society, where materialism allowed for spiritual freedom. In his efforts, he studied aerial photography, and this painting is an effort make the the top square seem as if it is floating above the canvas. The stark canvas on White on White it is not devoid of emotion or deep artistic sentiment. Malevich’s brushstrokes are evident, and the soft outlines of the imprecise square make the white austerity of the painting seem more human. When it was created, it was one of the most radical paintings of its day, without reference to any outside reality. Kazimir Malevich Famous works Self-Portrait Kazimir Malevich · 1910 Morning in the Village after Snowstorm Kazimir Malevich · 1913 Black Square Kazimir Malevich · 1915 Suprematist composition Kazimir Malevich · 1915 - 1916 Suprematist Composition: White on White Kazimir Malevich · 1917 - 1918 Spotrsmeny Kazimir Malevich · 1931 Complex Presentiment: Half-Figure in a Yellow Shirt Kazimir Malevich · 1928 - 1932 The Running Man Kazimir Malevich · 1932 - 1933 View all 345 artworks Related Artworks Black Square Kazimir Malevich Red square Kazimir Malevich Number 107 Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting: Red Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting: Blue Ad Reinhardt Untitled Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting Ad Reinhardt Painting Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting No. 9 Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting Ad Reinhardt Homage to the Square: Broad Call Josef Albers Untitled Nasreen Mohamedi Futuristic composition Aleksandra Ekster Collage Olga Rozanova Blue, black, red Aleksandra Ekster Non-objective Composition Olga Rozanova Color Painting (Non-Objective Composition) Olga Rozanova Green Stripe (Color Painting) Olga Rozanova Preliminary sketch for a poster El Lissitzky 1 Load more Advertisement.