Definition of suprematism in English:


Pronunciation /səˈpremətizəm/ /səˈprɛmətɪzəm/ /so͞oˈpreməˌdizəm/ /suˈprɛməˌdɪzəm/


  • The Russian abstract art movement developed by Kazimir Malevich c.1915, characterized by simple geometric shapes and associated with ideas of spiritual purity.

    • ‘In perfect synchronization with the Russian Revolutions at the beginning of the 20th century, constructivism and suprematism rose out of cubist roots to challenge the limits and the meaning of abstraction.’