“MALEVICH: Who invented the Black Square?” exhibition is to be opened at “Novo-Molokovo” housing complex

08/ 07

Moscow inhabitants got used to most of central streets, boulevards and parks of the city being transformed into extensive exhibitory space for the summer time. In accordance with summer city tradition, RDI is presenting a cycle of street exhibitions to be held outside Moscow which will let inhabitants of districts located far from the city center to become familiar with cultural life without leaving own residential district. 

The first exhibition, opening on 11 July at “Novo-Molokovo” housing complex, will be dedicated to Kazimir Malevich’s work. In 2015, it will be 100 years since the creation of the Black Square, which is the most famous piece of Russian art of the XX century, so the exhibition theme is not accidental. “MALEVICH: Who invented the Black Square?” project will introduce history of the symbol of the Russian avant-garde to the inhabitants and guests of Novo-Molokovo and tell about the well-known artist who created this artwork.

Exhibition opening: 11 July, 5.00 p.m.

Venue: “Novo-Molokovo” housing complex, 9th km of Kashirskoye Shosse, village of Molokovo

During the exhibition opening, team of the Moscow Design Museum and Moscow Exhibition Halls will hold guided tours of the exhibition

Exhibition curator: Lyubov  Pchelkina (The State Tretyakov Gallery)

For the project, were presented the reproductions of works from the following collections:
  • State Russian Museum (Saint-Petersburg)
  • State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
  • State Theatre and Music Museum (Saint-Petersburg)
  • Fine Art Museum (Nizhniy Novgorod)
  • B.M. Kustodiev Art Gallery (Astrakhan)
  • State Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • Kunsthaus (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Yale University Art Gallery (Yale, USA)
  • Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Мuseum of Modern Art - MОМА (NY, USA) 
  • Sepherot Foundation (Liechtenstein)