Kazimir Malevich– How Did the Painter Die?

Kazimir Malevich died at age 56, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding painter Kazimir Malevich's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Abstract painter associated with Suprematism and known for “Black Square,” “White on White,” and other geometric works. He was hired by Vladimir Mayakovskiy and Vsevolod Meyerhold to decorate “Mystery Bouffe,” their 1918 play.

He attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture from 1904 until 1910. He was featured in the Soyuz Molodyozhi’s second and third exhibitions in 1911 and 1912.

He created the theatrical set for the opera, “Victory Over the Sun,” from 1913.

How did Kazimir Malevich die?

Information about the death of Kazimir Malevich
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death56 years
BirthdayFebruary 23, 1879
Death dateMay 15, 1935
Place of deathSaint Petersburg, Russia
Place of burialN/A


"Painting is the aesthetic side of the object but it has never been original, has never been its own goal."

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"Painters were also attorneys, happy storytellers of anecdote, psychologists, botanists, zoologists, archaeologists, engineers, but there were no creative painters."

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