the russian suprematists were so amazing. check out olga rozanova's "Color Painting (Non-Objective Composition)"—it's like rothko thirty years before rothko

this clip of a VHS recording of a belorussian staging of "Victory over the Sun" definitely looks like it could be on The Ring video tape


more on "victory over the sun"

I am incredibly off task at this point

@aparrish I love how committed the futurists are to their shtick. "The sun is old! Destroy it! It is in the past! Ok, now shoot the past!"

@aparrish i heard someone talking about exactly this on Radio 4 Extra in the last few days

@aparrish "The audience reacted negatively and even violently to the performance, as have some subsequent critics and historians."

I like to imagine a bunch of critics and historians rioting over a production that took place a century earlier

@ranjit @aparrish I'm ready to riot now if you are!

actually no first I'd have to get a sitter but then I'd completely be on board for that

@aparrish OK... weird. I've just been reading about this as of a few days ago, in an art theory paperback I found at a yard sale.

@xenophora I believe this is called the Baader-Mayakovsky Effect

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