Posts Tagged ‘Malevich’

Ryman at Dia Chelsea

July 18, 2016

The use of white focuses the viewer on the tactile — on the paint itself. It is tempting to see the subject of these paintings as the very process of painting itself. But this simplistic reading overlooks a great deal. There always seems to be a point at which the meaning of a work of […]

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10 White Lies

February 12, 2015

white lie (n.) an often trivial, diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth a minor or unimportant lie, especially one uttered in the interests of tact or politeness   10 images from various web sources present 10 dramatically different takes on the original. All are identified as Malevich’s White on White, but few succeed well in their interpretation.

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