This year marks the 100th anniversary of the De Stijl
movement, an influential artistic school that has crossed over to design and architecture; several exhibitions will take place at the Stedelijk, including works by Mondrian and a rare example of a Rietveld interior.
Born Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan in 1872, the painter was part of the de Stijl
movement, which turns 100 this year.
In 1917 the October Revolution transformed geopolitics and Marcel Duchamp sent a porcelain urinal to an art exhibition - but in the Hague they are celebrating another 100th birthday, that of De Stijl
(pronounced, and meaning, "style"), the movement in which Mondrian, Theo van Doesburg, Gerrit Rietveld and other Dutch artists and architects set out to transform the world with pure geometric design and unadulterated primary colours.
Fundador con Piet Mondrian del movimiento De Stijl
, importante corriente artistica de los Paises Bajos, Van Doesburg preconizaba una colaboracion estrecha entre artistas de distintas disciplinas: pintura, arquitectura, diseno y escultura para crear obras de arte total.
Perhaps the best news of the evening was that the Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden, with the support of the Rembrandt Association, was able to secure Contra-Composition VII of 1924 by Theo van Doesburg--an appropriate way to mark the centenary of his founding of De Stijl
magazine and its advocacy of a new non-representational art based on form, line and colour.
Lovers defying gravity floated about in the work of Chagall, art without image abounded in the abstractions of Kandinsky, Malevich and De Stijl
, the Impressionists attempted to capture the fleeting effects of light.
Aunque Mies y Mondrian nunca se conocieron personalmente, ni Mies pertenecio al grupo De Stijl
, se han constatado similitudes entre las obras de ambos autores desde distintos puntos de vista: entre las plantas de la arquitectura berlinesa de Mies y la pintura de Mondrian (Schulze, 1968; Hilberseimer, 1956, p.
Este ideal comecou a emergir na decada de 1920 na Bauhaus, como a confluencia dos movimentos Construtivista e De Stijl
, que encerravam em si a bagagem das vanguardas que os precederam.
11) De Stijl
(El Estilo), fue un movimiento artistico cuyo objetivo era la integracion de las artes o el arte total.
Hacia 1920 el Constructivismo, la Bauhaus y De Stijl
se preocuparon por analizar el espacio bidimensional y establecer las diferentes relaciones entre los distintos elementos que lo componen.
As an art movement, minimalism first got its start in Europe and found its way into architecture through the Bauhaus movement in Germany and the Dutch De Stijl
movement in the early 20th century.
Among members of Cercle et carre were representatives of all the abstract trends of the time, ranging from the most radical option practiced by the De Stijl
artists such as Mondrian, to purists such as Leger or Ozenfant; and from painters who did not completely reject figuration like Torres-Garcia, to artists who felt an affinity with Surrealism such as Arp or Kurt Schwitters.