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A complex visual display used in studies of colour perception. It consists of rectangles of various dimensions with all sides parallel or perpendicular to each other, and each rectangle of a colour or brightness different from the adjacent rectangles.
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Die portretverse oor Marjorie Wallace, Battiss, Piet Mondrian, Rembrandt, Irma Stern, Picasso, Rodin, e.
The New Art - The New Life: The Collected Writings of Piet Mondrian.
Piet Mondrian pioneered an abstract art of distilled structure based on ideas of harmonic perfection.
Wassily Kandinsky--along with Kasimir Malevich and Piet Mondrian the great pioneer of modern abstraction--had written in 1912 that the world was moving toward "an epoch of great spirituality.
The Guggenheim Museum is unique in its focus on the in-depth presentation of the oeuvre of a select number of outstanding artists, among them Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Robert Delaunay, Constantin Brancusi, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso.
Wolff, though, says Graves' late flower paintings rank with those of only a few other artists in the world, such as Odilon Redon and Piet Mondrian.
Piet Mondrian is represented with seven paintings spanning a period from 1913 to 1919, reflecting key moments in the artist's evolution.
From Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard, and Pablo Picasso through to Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Piet Mondrian, you can actually watch man separate himself from God by degrees: the colours fade and the canvases become blurrier and blurrier until the hard shapes and bloody splatters of the merciless material world take over.
Painting: Still Life With Gingerpot II, 1911-12, by Piet Mondrian (Haags Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands).
The fact that the new system has been consciously designed thus counts for Bellamy as an automatic mark in its favor, but his preference for clear-cut order rather than bewildering complexity--like a preference for Piet Mondrian rather than Jackson Pollock--may depend on the faculty of taste, which is notoriously immune to the conclusions of reason.
The question that arises is, What artist who has pursued geometric abstraction doesn't share an affinity with Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)?