Byline: LOUISE JURY
THE most important and valuable Russian painting ever to come to auction goes on show in London today.
Suprematist Composition by Kazimir Malevich has been seen only once in Britain before, when it was at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1959.
It can be viewed at Sotheby's for the next few weeks before the work by the Ukranian-born avant-garde artist, who studied and worked in Moscow, is sold in New York on 3 November by Malevich's heirs.
The estimate is understood to be in excess of $60 million (?34 million).
Emmanuel Di-Donna, vice chairman of Sotheby's Impressionist and modern art worldwide, said Suprematist Composition …