Oil on canvas 31 1/4 x 31 1/4" (79.4 x 79.4 cm) MOMA "Malevich described his aesthetic theory, known as Suprematism, as "the supremacy of pure feeling or perception in the pictorial arts." 1935 Acquisition confirmed in 1999 by agreement with the Estate of Kazimir Malevich and made possible with funds from the Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange) Medium: oil on canvas. Suprematist Composition: White on White 1918 . “The black square on the white field was the first form in which nonobjective feeling came to be expressed,” Malevich wrote. Kazimir Malevich. The square is not a subconscious form. Kazimir Malevich - Suprematist Composition: White on White, 1918, Oil on canvas, 31 x 31 in, Museum of Modern Art, New York . Kazimierz Malewicz if you ask me for details... 2 evenings back to painting cheers Kazimir Malevich was a pionnering Russian painter and founder of the Suprematist movement. His seminal Black Square (1915) and Suprematist Composition: White on White (1918), are often cited as some of the first abstract paintings ever produced. 1918.Oil on canvas. Suprematist Composition: White on White. Suprematist Composition: White on White. 31 1/4 x 31 1/4″ (79.4 x 79.4 cm). After this fact, all ties with "traditional" painting are severed, and that is the point. 1918 512 Oil on canvas, 31 1/4 x 31 1/4" (79.4 x 79.4 cm). They are the essence of painting, but this essence has always been destroyed by the subject. Suprematist Composition: White on White While Black Square may be the most iconic of Malevich’s Suprematism works, his White on White series – of which the 1918 artwork Suprematist Composition: White on White , in New York City’s Museum of Modern Art, is part – truly stretched the boundaries of abstract art theory. Art & Context: Monet's Cliff Walk at Pourville & Malevich's Object type: painting Genre: abstract art Date: 1918. White paintings are something of a philosophical tradition. The painting Suprematist Composition: White on White by Kasimir Malevich is a traditional painting exclusively in the sense that it is an oil painting on canvas. Kasimir Malevich, Suprematist Composition: White on White, 1918, oil on canvas, 79.4 x 79.4 cm (The Museum of Modern Art). From the Suprematist Manifesto: “Color and texture in painting are ends in themselves. 1935 Acquisition confirmed in 1999 by agreement with the Estate of Kazimir Malevich and made possible with funds from the Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange) "Suprematist Composition: White on White," by Kazimir Malevich, oil on canvas, 31 ¼ inches square, 1918, The Museum of Modern Art, New York "Suprematist Composition: White on White," is a classic example of Malevich's bold abstraction and minimalism, decades before the … Suprematist Composition: White on White.