Kazimir Malevich  (Russian/Ukrainian, 1879-1935) 

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Kazimir Malevich Biography
1878   Born February 26th near Kiev
1903   Studied at Moscow Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture
1912   Showed work at Donkey’s Tail Exhibition
1914   Showed at the Salon des Independants in Paris
1919   Taught at the Vitebsk Popular Art School
1919 - 1920   Held a solo show at the Sixteenth State Exhibition in Moscow
1922 - 1927   Taught at the Institute of Artistic Culture in Petograd
1927   Traveled with an exhibition of his paintings to Warsaw and Berlin where his work was shown at the Grosse Berliner Kunstaussellung
1929   Given a solo exhibition by the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow
1930   Arrested and many of his manuscripts were destroyed
1935   Died May 15th in Leningrad
Selected Exhibitions
2007   March 23 - June 10, "Das schwarze Quadrat - Hommage an Malewitsch", Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2003 - 2004   Oct. 3 - Jan. 11, "Kasimir Malevich: Suprematism", The Menil Collection
2003   January 17 - April 27, "Kasimir Malevich: Suprematism", Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
2003   May - Sept. 7, "Kasimir Malevich: Suprematism", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York