Red Square (painting)

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Red Square
Red Square. Visual Realism of a Peasant Woman in Two Dimensions.jpg
Artist Kazimir Malevich
Year 1915 (1915)
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 53 by 53 centimetres (21 in × 21 in)
Location Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg

Painterly Realism of a Peasant Woman in Two Dimensions,[1] [2] more commonly known as Red Square,[3] is a 1915 painting by Kazimir Malevich.[4]

The painting is of a red quadrilateral on a white field.[3] According to New York Times art critic Grace Gluek, the "Peasant Woman" of the title of the work is represented in the color red of traditional Russian religious icon paintings.[1]

Red Square is currently in the collection of the Russian Museum.[5]