Monday, October 1, 2018

views from orthogonal18: export 1

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orthogonal's fourth edition took place between 21 september and 3 november 2018 at ikkp / kunsthaus rehau, germany. historically, this is the first group show of bulgarian geometric art abroad. the exhibition presented the work of 9 bulgarian artists of all generations since modern times till present day. it included oil painting, drawing, animation, collage and serigraphy.

in order of appearance: georgi dimitrov, georgi yanakiev, nikolay petkov, maria chakarova, ivan shumanov, krasimira stikar, petar dochev, adriana czernin, nikolay diulgheroff.

installation photos by georgi dimitrov and kamen kalev.

Friday, February 23, 2018

the most malevich on earth

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hieratic suprematist cross (large cross in black over red on white), 1920 1921

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white suprematist cross, 1920 1921

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suprematist cross (small cross in black over red on white), 1920 1927

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suprematism of the spirit, 1919

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white planes in dissolution, 1917 1918

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suprematist composition (with 8 red rectangles), 1915

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self-portrait in two dimensions, 1915

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supremus no. 50, 1915

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suprematist painting (with black trapezium and red square), 1915

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lady at the advertising column, 1914

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an englishman in moscow, 1914

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lamp/musical instruments, 1913

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head of a peasant girl, 1912

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the woodcutter, 1912

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the largest treasure of oil paintings by kazimir malevich (1879 – 1935) can be found at the stedelijk museum in amsterdam. a total of 14 canvases showcase his cubo-futurist, alogist and suprematist periods. click on the images above for a better visual performance.  

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

łódź reports: the neoplastic room

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the neoplastic room, as seen in 2016, created by władysław strzemiński for museum sztuki's new location was inaugurated in 1948 to be closed down two years later and restored in 1960.

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composition of three equivalents | 1921 by georges vantongerloo

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counter-composition 15 | 1925 by theo van doesburg

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factural composition | ca. 1930 - 31 by henryk stazewski

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spatial composition 6 | 1931 by katarzyna kobro

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composition | 1931 by sophie taeuber-arp

Saturday, September 2, 2017

max bill in jerusalem

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max bill: four cubes cut into identical halves which make eight elements (1973 1985), in memory of dr arthur lejwa, bloomfield garden, jerusalem. photos by kamen kalev. 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

views from orthogonal16

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orthogonal's third edition took place between 4 may and 4 june 2017 at the red house centre for culture and debate, sofia. the forum’s opening was followed by prof. eugen gomringer's performance lecture introduction to concrete poetry. several presentations by other international participants were held during the next day. over 30 kids took part in the orthogonal for children workshops. the festival visited varna's contemporary space gallery in september 2017 for its black sea edition.

in order of appearance: erdem küçükköroğlu (tr), gisela hoffmann (de), esther hagenmaier (de), eugen gomringer (ch), judith duquemin (aus/uk), petar dochev (bg), patrick morrissey (uk), nikolay petkov (bg), ingo glass (ro/de), hanz hancock (uk), ivan shumanov (bg) and georgi dimitrov (bg).

installation photos by kamen kalev.

Friday, April 21, 2017



orthogonal16: international forum for non-objective art

4 may - 4 june, 2017
red house centre for culture and debate
15, lyuben karavelov st., sofia, bulgaria
opening: 4 may, 18.00 h

erdem küçükköroğlu (tr), esther hagenmaier (de), eugen gomringer (ch), georgi dimitrov (bg), gisela hoffmann (de), hanz hancock (uk), ingo glass (ro/de), ivan shumanov (bg), judith duquemin (aus/uk) nikolay petkov (bg), petar dochev (bg), patrick morrissey (uk)

Saturday, November 28, 2015

dóra and tibor at artmark

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views from geste und geometrie by dóra maurer and tibor gáyor. the duo exhibition took place at artmark galerie, vienna (17 sep – 17 oct 2015).