Kazimir Malevich

Biography

Kazimir Malevich was a key figure of the Russian and Soviet avant-garde and, as the inventor of Suprematist painting, one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. He reappeared fifty years after his death with The Last Futurist Exhibition, a show that opened in 1985 in a Belgrade apartment. The following year, the same exhibition took place in the Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana (Slovenia), and Art in Americapublished “A Letter from Kazimir Malevich”, a document sent from Belgrade in September 1986. Since then, works of Kazimir Malevich (Belgrade), all dated 1985, have been seen in “Art Histories” at VOX as well as :

– Anfang Gut. Alles Gut., Basso, Berlin & Kunsthaus, Bregenz (Austria), 2011
– Kontakt Sofia, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia (Bulgaria), 2011
– Kontact Collection, Audian Gallery, Vancouver, 2011 – Museum of Parallel Narratives, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, Barcelona (Spain), 2011
– Seconde Main, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 2010
– Autobiography, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, 2009 / Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2008 – What is Modern Art?, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2006
– Kontakt, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien – MUMOK, Vienna (Austria), 2006
– East Art Map, KEOM, Hagen (Germany), 2005 – Conquering New Spaces, The Kosovo Art Gallery, Prishtina (Kosovo), 2005
– International Exhibition of Modern Art, Kunsthaus, Dresden (Germany), 2003 / Venice Biennial, 2003
– Fiction Reconstructed, Műcsarnok, Budapest (Hungary), 2002 / Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade (Serbia), 2001 / Moderna Galerija, Celje (Slovenia), 2001 / Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2000
– Collection 2000+, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 2000
– The New Museum Benefit Show, New York, 1994
– Kontext-Kunst, Neue Galerie, Graz (Austria), 1993
– Recent Portraits, Hereford Salon, London, 1992
– Trigon, Neue Galerie, Graz (Austria), 1991 / 1987
 International Exhibition of Modern Art, Gallery of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade (Serbia), 1986 / Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 1986

Finally, works by Kazimir Malevich (Belgrade) were also exhibited on numerous occasions as an integral part of the Retroavangarda installations of the IRWIN group.

Exhibition

Art Histories
2012.03.16 - 05.19

Of the countless artists who have engaged in institutional critiques, few have paid much heed to art history. And yet the history of art imposes, far less…

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Event

Conference by Nicolai Punin
2012.04.19

VOX is delighted to welcome Nicolai Punin in Montreal. In the context of our inaugural exhibition Art Histories, he has kindly accepted our invitation to give a conference on Kazimir Malevich.

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