Article abstract: Mondrian was of paramount importance to the initiation of geometric abstraction for modern art during World War I. He was the principal voice and exemplar of neoplasticism in Dutch painting as well as one of the founders of the Dutch modern movement in architecture and design known as de Stijl, a movement that influenced the International style in building construction during the 1920’s and 1930’s.
Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan, Jr. (Piet Mondrian), was born in Amersfoort, a central Netherlands town, where his father was...
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