L'œuvre [Sensation du danger] - Centre Pompidou

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[Sensation du danger]

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Kasimir Malévitch (1878 - 1935)

[Sensation du danger]

(L'homme qui court ; Sans titre)

[1930 - 1931]

Huile sur toile

79 x 65 cm

Don anonyme, 1978

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 1978-630

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

In 1928, with the Soviet avant-gardes losing impetus, Malevich embarked on a new phase in his work with the transposition of the forms and pure colours of Suprematism into figurative painting. Here a man runs across a foreground of coloured bands. The bloodied blade of the sword underscores the threat emanating from the red building, which recalls the police jail where the artist was held in 1930. Appalled by the repression of the peasantry that accompanied the forced collectivisation of the land, Malevich here depicts a faceless, dishevelled peasant who embodies both fear in the face of im...

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