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Artist: Kasimir Malevich
[Ukrainian, 1878-1935]

Title: The Knife Grinder (Principle of Glittering)

Date: 1912-13
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 80 x 80 cm (31 x 31 inches)
Location: Yale University Art Gallery

Image size: 1200 x 1222 pixels, 286 Kbytes
Image source: The Athenaeum
              
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Malevich experimented with a variety of Modernist movements, and his philosophy is at the core of the abstract geometric style known as Suprematism.

The Knife Grinder is a "Cubo-Futurist" painting. The Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art & Artists describes it as combining Cubism's fragmentation of form with Futurism's multiplication of the image.
 
 
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