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"Proun #30"
Another major artist influenced heavily by Malevich and, to a lesser extent, Tatlin was El Lissitsky (1890-1941). Lissitsky was originally trained as an engineer and architect. His series of "prouns" (this one is labeled #30), experiment with Malevich-like forms which are drawn with all the precision an architect could muster. They hold a delicate and tense balance between seeming suspended in midair and about to collapse.

The Getty Museum is currently hosting an excellent Lissitsky on-line exhibit, Monuments of the Future.

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