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Stepping Into Mondrian's Shoes, and Other Adventures in Dutch Style

New York Times - Mar 15, 2017
When the director of a major Dutch museum visited the Museum of Modern Art in New York a few years ago, he was distressed to see that its display of de Stijl works was far superior to anything the Netherlands had done on this renowned Dutch art ...

De Stijl turns 100 – but still cannot touch the greats of abstract act

The Guardian (blog) - Mar 1, 2017
Admittedly, the way Tate Modern currently displays its De Stijl paintings is not helpful – they are in a gallery called A View from Sao Paulo: Art and Society, which takes its cue from Latin American abstract art to shoehorn in abstractions that it ...

Netherlands celebrates 100 years of De Stijl, an artistic movement still deeply rooted in Dutch design

National Post - Mar 6, 2017
Artists, architects and engineers were the first to venture into the De Stijl movement — this revolutionary new kind of art that changed the world's view of design. Principal members included painter Piet Mondrian and painter, designer, and ceramicist ...

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Maison d'Artiste: An Unfinished Icon by De Stijl

Though it was never built, the design for the legendary artist’s house Maison d’Artiste is one of the key works of the Dutch avant-garde movement De Stijl. Created in 1923 by painter Theo van Doesburg and architect Cornelis van Eesteren for De Stijl’s first group exhibition, the Maison d’Artiste was intended to encapsulate what De Stijl aspired to: a new everyday environment achieved through the harmonious fusion of painting and architecture. The scale model presented De Stijl’s ideal space for life and work, with a gym, a music room and a studio, as well as living spaces like guest rooms and bathrooms.
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De Stijl 1917-1931: Visions of Utopia

by: Hans Ludwig C. Jaffe
First printing of this large Trade PB published for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis for the 1982 exhibition. Illustrated with 205 b&w and color plates. 4to size, 255 pp. A Fine copy.
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De Stijl

by: Paul Overy
De Stijl ("The Style") was the name given to the work of the architects, designers and artists associated with the magazine of the same title edited by Theo van Doesburg and founded in Holland in 1917. De Stijl was international in its outlook: in contact with the Bauhaus and the Russian Constructivists, it helped create the ideology and formal language of modernism. This survey illuminates the works of Mondrian and the architecture and designs of Oud, Wils, Huszar and Rietveld, all of whom aimed to create an objective art concerned with universal values, expressed in primary geometric forms and pure colors.
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Mondrian: The Art of Destruction

by: Carel Blotkamp
This book on Mondrian, one of the great pioneers of abstract art, analyzes the interrelation between his paintings and his theories on art and life as expressed in public writings and (largely unpublished) letters. Mondrian's art was not based on reasoning or calculation – on the contrary, intuition was central to his concept of the artistic process – but he always felt a strong urge to position his art in a wider cultural and philosophical context. Crucial to Mondrian's thought was the Theosophical notion of evolution, which required the destruction of the old to make room for the new, in life, in society and in art.
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De Stijl was a modern art movement from the Netherlands focused on structural and visual simplicity.

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Modernism: De Stijl

Dutch for The Style (pronounced the same), De Stijl was the name of a group of artists and architects who gathered around the largely theoretical architect Theo ...

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