“Suprematist composition” Malevich will go under the hammer: the Initial price of $70 million.

"Супрематическая композиция" Малевича пойдет с молотка: Начальная цена $70 млн.

According to experts, this painting was probably written in January 1916, shortly after the first exhibition of works under the General title “Suprematism”.

A painting of Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935) “Suprematist composition” offered Tuesday for sale by auction house Christie’s, first estimated at $ 70 million.

About the Agency TASS said the expert auction house.

“This work was created in 1916 and is estimated at $ 70 million. Bidding will start at 19:00 (02:00 Kyiv time on may 16) and will end at 21:30 (4:30 GMT 16 may),” she said.

"Супрематическая композиция" Малевича пойдет с молотка: Начальная цена $70 млн.

“Suprematist works of Malevich were the first purely abstract geometric images in the history of modern art — the experts said Christie’s. — These paintings appear simple colored shapes that seem to float on a pure white background”.

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