Piet Mondrian and Pétro (Nelly) van Doesburg in Mondrian's Paris studio, 1923 When World War I ended in 1918, Mondrian returned to France, where he would remain until 1938. Immersed in post-war Paris culture of artistic innovation, he flourished and fully embraced the art of pure abstraction for the rest of his life.
hace 2 días · Piet Mondrian, painter who was an important leader in the development of modern abstract art and a major exponent of the Dutch abstract art movement known as De Stijl (’The Style’). In his mature paintings, he used the simplest combinations of straight lines, right angles, primary colors, and black, white, and gray.
Piet Mondrian, one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement De Stijl, is recognized for the purity of his abstractions and methodical practice by which he arrived at them. He radically simplified the elements of his paintings to reflect what he saw as the spiritual order underlying the visible world, creating a clear, universal aesthetic language within his canvases.
Around 1930 Mondrian's art attained a highpoint of purity and sobriety, for which the groundwork had been prepared in the paintings of the previous years, the 1929 Composition, for example. Actually, the Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow , 1930 is a variation on the picture of the preceding year, at least in so far as the linear framework is concerned.
Composition II with Red Blue and Yellow is a 1930 painting by Piet Mondrian.It consists of thick, black brushwork, defining the borders of coloured geometric figures.
Fue Wassily Kandinsky su principal precursor y el más influyente de los maestros en toda una generación de artistas abstractos. Kasimir Malévich y Piet Mondrian también se encuentran entre sus impulsores y en ambos se puede apreciar también la influencia de antiguas culturas que utilizaron la geometría como expresión artística y decorativa.