In 2015, the 100th anniversary of the most famous and most mysterious painting by Kazimir Malevich “Black Square”. Meanwhile, experts of the Tretyakov Gallery found that a monochrome image is two – colored.
«It is known that under the image of” Black Square “was a kind of underlying image. We have found that such images are not one, but two. And to prove that the original image – a kubofuturisticheskogo composition, and lying under the “Black Square”, the color you see in the craquelure – it protosuprematicheskaya composition “, – said the TV channel” Culture “researcher at the Department of scientific expertise of the Tretyakov Gallery Ekaterina Voronina.
As the expert said, the discovery was made just over a month ago. The X-ray clearly discernible outline other artworks. Under the microscope you can see that through the black craquelure “squares” shines another layer of paint.
But this is not the last opening of the experts of the Tretyakov Gallery. Voronin and two expert – Irina Rustamov and Irina Waqar – almost deciphered the inscription on the “Black Square” by Malevich, which is credited to the author.
«Malevich complicated intricate handwriting, and some of the letters are written the same way:” n ” “n”, and even “and” in some texts are very close to writing. We are working on the second word. But the fact that the first word of the “Battle”, you can see “- said Voronin.
The museum workers believe that the full title may sound like a” Battle of the Negroes in the dark cave “and send a picture, written in 1882 French artist Alphonse Allais, entitled “Battle of Negroes in the dark cave of the night».
«Black Square” – the most famous work of the artist. This painting was the centerpiece of the exhibition in 1915, “0.10″. The artist hung a picture in the upper corner of the room, replacing it symbolically Orthodox icon. Over the next 15 years, he has created three versions of “Black Square” for a variety of exhibitions. Two of the “Black Square” – one from 1923 and one of the Russian Museum in 1929 from the Tretyakov Gallery – the first time brought together.