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suprematism

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noun, often capitalized su·prem·a·tism \-mə-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of suprematism

  1. :  an early 20th century art movement in Russia producing abstract works featuring flat geometric forms

suprematist

play \-tist\ adjective or noun often capitalized


Origin and Etymology of suprematism

Russian suprematizm, from French suprématie supremacy + Russian -izm -ism


First Known Use: 1933


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