Definition of Mondrian

1. Noun. Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944).

Exact synonyms: Piet Mondrian
Generic synonyms: Abstract Artist, Abstractionist

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Literary usage of Mondrian

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1. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"Mondrian went to every length to shake off the effect of depth our eyes have become all too ... In Mondrian the space is exclusively in the plane itself, ..."

2. How to Teach Art to Children: Grades 1-6by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans by Tanya Skelton, Joy Evans (2001)
"Mondrian used only vertical and horizontal straight lines and the three primary colors (red ... Literature References Piet Mondrian by Hans Ludwig C. Jaffe; ..."

3. Urban Flotsam: stirring the city by Raoul Bunschoten, Hélène Binet, Takuro Hoshino (2001)
"The manner of drawing the joint creates a basic rule for the knot. ln his middle period Mondrian merged his subjects with the horizon. ..."

4. De Stijl Continued: The Journal Structure (1958-1964) an Artists' Debate by Jonneke Jobse (2005)
"Crouwel, who around this time did the design for the booklet Mondrian or Miro which was published in 1958 by De Beuk in Amsterdam. ..."

5. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive! by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"Mondrian 8440 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069 » 323-650-8999, ... Now it is stark white and people wonder why it is named the Mondrian. ..."

6. Droog Design: Spirit of the Nineties by Renny Ramakers, Gijs Bakker (1998)
"According to Mondrian technological development should culminate in the complete suppression of nature and so open the doors to absolute beauty. ..."

7. The Nature of Landscape: A Personal Quest by Han Lorzing (2001)
"By most standards, Piet Mondrian was a most peculiar man. ... The tree, which Mondrian painted in different stages of abstraction, is here halfway between ..."

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