The publication arrived ahead of the exhibition opening tomorrow night at the Whitechapel Gallery, relief! This is one of our largest publications to date with over 288 pages full of amazing work.
The exhibition takes Kazimir Malevich’s radical painting of a black square – first shown in Russia 100 years ago – as the emblem of a new art and a new society. The exhibition and publication features over 100 artists whose work symbolises Modernism’s utopian aspirations and breakdowns. The show traces a century of abstract art encompassing sculpture, film, photography, and painting, and explores how the movement’s revolutionary aesthetic continues to impact culture across the globe.