[suh-prem-uh-tiz-uh m, soo-]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter) Fine Arts.
a nonrepresentational style of art developed in Russia in the early 20th century, characterized by severely simple geometric shapes or forms and an extremely limited palette.
Origin of suprematism
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Examples from the Web for suprematism
a form of pure cubist art, launched in Russia in 1913, and based on the principle that paintings should be composed only of rectangles, circles, triangles, or crosses
Word Origin for Suprematism
C20: from suprematist a supporter of this theory, from French suprémacie supremacy
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