Art | July 17, 2011
Kazimir Malevich: The Evangelist of Abstraction
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In order to achieve a higher awareness, Malevich believed that people had to abandon logic and that art was the gateway for doing so. He had felt an urgent need to release art from rationality: “I give warning of danger. Reason has imprisoned art in a box of square dimensions.”
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