Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge Oil Painting - Eliezer Markowich Lissitzky

Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge", originally brought to life by the talented Eliezer Markowich Lissitzky. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Eliezer Markowich Lissitzky and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge" is a seminal piece of Soviet propaganda art created by El Lissitzky, a Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, and architect, in 1919-1920. This work is an iconic example of the constructivist movement, which emerged in Russia in the early 20th century, characterized by an embrace of modernity, technology, and abstraction, with an emphasis on social purpose and the integration of art into everyday life. Lissitzky, whose full name was Lazar Markovich Lissitzky but is commonly known as El Lissitzky, was a key figure in the development of constructivism. He was deeply influenced by the political climate of his time, particularly the events following the Russian Revolution of 1917.

    "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge" is notable for its abstract geometric style and its symbolic use of color and form to convey political messages. The artwork features a large red wedge symbolizing the Bolsheviks (Reds) penetrating and defeating the White Army, their opponents in the Russian Civil War (1917-1922). The use of stark, contrasting colors and simplified geometric shapes was intended to make the message immediately understandable, transcending language barriers and appealing directly to the viewer's emotions and intellect.

    This piece is not only a work of art but also a historical document, reflecting the intense social and political upheavals of its time. It exemplifies how artists like Lissitzky saw themselves as active participants in the construction of a new social order, using their work as a tool for education and agitation. "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge" has been widely analyzed and celebrated for its innovative approach to visual communication, its bold political statement, and its influence on the development of graphic design and visual propaganda techniques.

    Today, "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge" is considered a landmark in the history of modern art and graphic design. It is studied not only for its aesthetic qualities and historical context but also for its pioneering role in the use of art as a means of political expression and social change. The work remains relevant in discussions about the relationship between art, politics, and society, and continues to inspire artists and designers around the world.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

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We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

Top-level materials

We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.