For the first time in Ukraine, the self-portrait of the artist Kazimir Malevich, which he painted 11 months before his death, will not be exhibited before.
“Now I look like Marx in the grave. When I go out, the children shout Karl Marx,” Malevich signed a self-portrait in a letter to the poet Grigory Petnikov. It is known that the portrait was painted in 1934, at 8:00 in the morning.
Malevich’s self-portrait is the first work that was found during the independence of Ukraine.
In total, the artist has eight self-portraits, and the self-portrait found is the last in his life. It was first published in the magazine Color and rhythms.
After the presentation, Malevich’s self-portrait will be exhibited at the Avangard exhibition. In search of the fourth dimension in the Center for Contemporary Art M17.
You can see it until April 6th.