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Kazimir Malevich

Putting into circulation : 5 November 2019
Technical Specifications
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2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to Kazimir Malevich, one of the founders of Suprematism movement, a prominent avant-garde theorist, and a pedagogue. Born in Kyiv, he received the initial artistic training at Mykola Murashko’s Kyiv Drawing School. Kazimir Malevich became one of the most influential artists of the 20th century and taught at art schools in Moscow, Vitebsk, Petersburg, and Kyiv. Ukrainian and German constructivists, American minimalists, and French abstractionists were among his followers.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above against the smooth background is Ukraine’s small coat of arms with the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) to the right; against the matt background is Kazimir Malevich’s portrait; below is the legend – 2 ГРИВНІ/2019 (2 hryvnias/2019); below the portrait to the left is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against the matt background is an imposing conventionalized artistic canvas, ready to be used, against the background whereof is the inscription КАЗИМИР/МАЛЕВИЧ (Kazimir/Malevich) below with years of his life 1879/1935 thereunder.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Roman Chaikovskyi