Black Square Kazimir Malevich, 1915 ”[…] the Black Square constituted the ‘zero of form’, an end to old conventions and the origin of a new pictorial language.
Alexander Rodchenko, "The Stairs", 1930
Aleksandr Rodchenko, Illustration for Young Guard magazine 1924
It's an Alexander Rodchenko sort of day! Girl with a Leica, 1934 (c) A. Rodchenko - V. Stepanova Archive, Moscow House of Photography. © Estate of Alexander Rodchenko/VAGA