profound wisdom / insight of the day #5


“The rectangular picture-plane indicates the starting point of Suprematism; a new realism of colour conceived as non-objective creation. The forms of Suprematist art live like all the living forms of nature. This is a new plastic realism, plastic precisely because the realism of hills, sky and water is missing. Every real form is a world. And any plastic surface is more alive than a (drawn or painted) face from which stares a pair of eyes and a smile.”

Kazimir Malevich [1914]

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