Pure Red Color (Chistyi krasnyi tsvet), Pure Yellow Color (Chistyi
zheltyi tsvet), Pure Blue Color (Chistyi sinii tsvet). 1921.
Oil on canvas. Each panel, 24 5/8 x 20 11/16" (62.5 x 52.5 cm).
A. Rodchenko and V. Stepanova Archive, Moscow
I reduced painting to its logical conclusion and exhibited three canvases: red, blue and yellow. I affirmed: it's all over.
Every plane is a plane and there is to be no representation.
Well, I guess that's that, then.