Mondrian Piet

Mon·dri·an

 (môn′drē-än′, mŏn′-), Piet Originally Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan. 1872-1944.
Dutch painter whose works, characterized by intersecting perpendicular lines and planes of primary colors, and writings, notably Neoplasticism (1920), profoundly influenced the development of abstract art.
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