Grave of Kazimir Malevich Buried Under Russian Housing Project

September 1st, 2013

Kazimir Malevich, via Art NewspaperThe burial site of Russian avant-garde painter Kazimir Malevich has been covered in concrete, paved over by a real estate company in the process of building a new luxury housing development.  The site, outside of Moscow, was the focus of commemoration plans, before the government made a sudden turnaround.  “Developers have already talked to the bureaucrats who are making the decisions,” said Malevich enthusiast Aleksander Matveev. “They’ve already put concrete blocks on the site of the grave.”Read more at New York Times