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Wednesday 15th of May 1935

89 years ago



Abstract art pioneer Kazimir Severinovich Malevich dies of cancer at the age of 56 in Leningrad, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.


On his deathbed Malevich was exhibited with the black square above him, and mourners at his funeral rally were permitted to wave a banner bearing a black square.