To help you get to grips with the monochrome masterpiece, assistant curator of our major Malevich retrospective, Fiontan Moran, sheds some light on the famous artwork

What’s on: Exhibitions

Tate Modern : Exhibition Ends this weekend: Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

17 April–7 September 2014

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see this landmark exhibition which brings together around 120 works from the period in which Matisse began ‘cutting into colour’

Tate Britain : Exhibition Coming Soon: The EY Exhibition: Late Turner – Painting Set Free

10 September 2014–25 January 2015

Featuring many large-scale oil paintings alongside drawings, prints and watercolour, this is the first major exhibition to survey the extraordinary last works of J.M.W. Turner

Tate Modern : Exhibition Malevich

16 July – 26 October 2014

Kazimir Malevich was an abstract artist as influential as he was radical. This, his first retrospective ever in the UK, tells a fascinating story of revolutionary ideals and the power of art itself

Tate Britain : Exhibition Coming Soon: Turner Prize 2014

30 September 2014–4 January 2015

Celebrating its 30th year, the Turner Prize 2014 presents the work of this year’s nominees, Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell

Tate Liverpool : Exhibition Mondrian and his Studios

6 June – 5 October 2014

Brand new exhibition which provides fresh insight into the work of Piet Mondrian, an icon and important contributor to the development of abstract art at the beginning of the 20th century

Tate St Ives : Exhibition International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915–65

17 May – 28 September 2014

This exhibition explores the wider national and international contexts of post-war St Ives and challenges the familiar ideas of landscape

What's on: Events

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