Piet Mondrian: Life and Work

Piet Mondrian: Life and Work

Cees W. de Jong / Jan 24, 2020

Piet Mondrian Life and Work Piet Mondrian s rigorously geometric paintings in primary colors are icons of the th century that had a powerful impact on popular taste in art and design This volume brings together than superb

  • Title: Piet Mondrian: Life and Work
  • Author: Cees W. de Jong
  • ISBN: 9781419714085
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Piet Mondrian s rigorously geometric paintings in primary colors are icons of the 20th century that had a powerful impact on popular taste in art and design This volume brings together than 230 superb paintings with documentary images from the artist s life The less well known work that Mondrian did in the 30 years before his breakthrough to abstraction especially hPiet Mondrian s rigorously geometric paintings in primary colors are icons of the 20th century that had a powerful impact on popular taste in art and design This volume brings together than 230 superb paintings with documentary images from the artist s life The less well known work that Mondrian did in the 30 years before his breakthrough to abstraction especially his landscape and fl ower paintings is remarkably beautiful, and to see it arranged chronologically is to enter the mind of an artist who is constantly looking for the next step that will take him from traditional realism to a universal vision of color and form The book includes rare photographs of Mondrian s studios in Paris and New York City as well as reproductions of than 1,000 known works of Mondrian s in black and white.

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      • Cees W. de Jong

        Cees W de Jong is a designer and publisher based in Naarden, the Netherlands He has published numerous books on design, architecture, art and graphic design, and is now working as a design publishing consultant and author.


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    1. De tekstuele opbouw van het boek is vrij rommelig en soms verwarrend. In de langere teksten staan bijvoorbeeld verwijzingen naar schilderijen maar niet op welke pagina deze in het boek te zien zijn. Dat maakt dat je veel moet zoeken en heen en weer moet bladeren. De ene keer staan deze afbeeldingen aan het eind van het hoofdstuk, de andere keer kom je de afbeelding een paar bladzijden verderop tegen. Ook klopt de tekst niet altijd met de tijdkaders waarin het boek ingedeeld is. Maar aangezien de [...]



    2. I always like perusing books on Mondrian and noting the drastic change in 1915 with the influence of van der Leck, and never returning representational painting. You get a sense of this flipping through the complete list of works at the back of the book.


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