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Inspired by Marcia Hafif’s text ‘Beginning Again’ (published in Artforum 1978) the exhibition explores the history and evolution of the monochrome and looks at how artists have engaged with the art form.

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The Monochrome Revisited
United Arab Emirates, DUBAI – The monochrome is considered to be one of the most accomplished forms of painting. The importance of the monochrome lies in its conception, in its artistic and philosophical principles, and for some, in its ability to address social concerns. Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square (1915) is considered to be the first monochrome in the history of art. …

The Monochrome Revisited
United Arab Emirates, DUBAI – The monochrome is considered to be one of the most accomplished forms of painting. The importance of the monochrome lies in its conception, in its artistic and philosophical principles, and for some, in its ability to address social concerns. Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square (1915) is considered to be the first monochrome in the history of art. But can the origin of the monochrome be situated prior to the early twentieth-century?

The Jean-Paul Najar Foundation (JPNF) presents The Monochrome Revisited, an exhibition that explores the …

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