Russian Avant-Garde

Nothing in the objective world is as “secure and “unshakeable” as it appears to our conscious minds. We should accept nothing as predetermined as constituted for eternity. Every “firmly established,” familiar thing can be shifted about and brought under a new and, primarily, unfamiliar order. Our life is a theater piece, in which nonobjective feeling is portrayed by objective imagery.


Under Suprematism I understand the supremacy of pure feeling in creative art. The visual phenomena of the objective world are, in themselves, meaningless; the significant thing is feeling, as such, quite apart from the environment in which it is called forth.

~Kasimir Malevich