Museum in Amsterdam reclassified Kazimir Malevich as Ukrainian artist

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The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam reclassified the 20th-century artist Kazimir Malevich, a leading figure in the Suprematist art movement, as a Ukrainian artist, reported.

We now communicate [regarding Malevich – UT]: born in Ukraine to parents of Polish origin, a spokesman for the Stedelijk Museum said in a statement. The information has already been altered on website pages and wall texts; it will also be included in all future communications, he added.

Previously, Malevich, who was born in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv in 1879, was mistakenly described as russian.

Earlier, Ripyn, Aivazovsky, Kuindzhi finally were recognized as Ukrainian artists.

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