Critics' Voices: Sep. 24, 1990

ART

KAZIMIR MALEVICH: 1878-1935. This sweeping retrospective shows off all phases of Malevich's avant-garde artistic career, from his abstract suprematist masterpieces to styles as diverse as neoprimitivism and cubo-futurism. At the National Gallery of Art, Washington, through Nov. 4.

RENOIR: THE GREAT BATHERS. Renoir's Great Bathers combined impressionist technique and the classical figure to produce a manifesto on how modern painting could also be monumental. The famous canvas is here surrounded with related paintings, drawings and sculptures. At the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Nov. 25.

MUSIC

WAS (NOT WAS): ARE YOU OKAY? (Chrysalis). In the two years since his group's...

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