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black square, 1915
“malevich’s black square against white background became the symbol, the basic element in the system of the art of suprematism, the step into the new art. black square immediately occupied its own niche in the long and complex history of world art.” read more of what is black square here. placed in the corner of malevich’s first suprematist exhibition he stated that “the corner symbolizes that there is no other path to perfection except for the path into the corner. one cannot arrive at perfection without a rational syntax.” more.