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Title Suprematic Architecture. Commitment to Excellence. Back to the Basics
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About author Volchok, Yury Pavlovich — Ph. D., professor. Moscow Architectural Institute (The State Academy), Rozdestvenka ul., 11/4, 107031 Moscow, Russian Federation.
In the section Art Theory DOI10.18688/aa188-6-57
Year 2018 Volume 8 Pages 583591
Type of article RAR Index UDK 72.036 Index BBK 85.110

The unique character of suprematic art is rooted in the perception of its author, K. S. Malevich, whose views developed to become the belief that it is necessary to create a suprematic method — the way of targeted movement towards perfection, constructed as a mental projection from the surface “painted on a canvas” onto the space of the world order. The article covers the establishment and the construction of the suprematic approach to the creative process fixed by K. S. Malevich in the beginning of the 1920s, on the background of the world perception at that time, based on logic patterns derived, first of all, from I. Kant’s philosophy, W. Windelband’s culturology, the theory of history by A. S. Lappo-Danilevskiy, tectology by A. A. Bogdanov, and B. P. Vysheslavtsev’s notion of “absolute”.

The author attempts to comprehend the regularities accountable for interior logics of architecture’s “life and fate” implemented through “construction theory” methods. The construction theory is viewed in terms of Grand-Time architectonics and is perceived as applicable to architecture, as “an experiment on itself”.

In this context, the history of contemporary architecture may be regarded as the “autobiography” of architectonic expertise during the whole of Grand Time — starting from the beginning of the 20th century, with an open ending date.

Reference Volchok, Yury P. Suprematic Architecture. Commitment to Excellence. Back to the Basics. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 8. Ed. S. V. Mal’tseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova, A. V. Zakharova. — St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg Univ. Press, 2018, pp. 583–591. ISSN 2312-2129.
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