White on White

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White on White
Kazimir Malevich - 'Suprematist Composition- White on White', oil on canvas, 1918, Museum of Modern Art.jpg
Artist Kazimir Malevich
Year 1918
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 79.4 cm × 79.4 cm (31¼ in × 31¼ in)
Location Museum of Modern Art[1], New York City

White on White (1918) is an abstract painting by Kasimir Malevich. It is one of the more well-known examples of the Russian suprematism movement.

Brush strokes are evident in this painting and the artist tried to make it look as if the tilted square is coming out of the canvas. The painting was considered ludicrous in its day.


  1. ^ "Suprematist Composition: White on White". Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 2012-08-19.