Kallista's Grid collection was inspired by the Dutch De Stijl
art movement, which was characterized by vertical and horizontal lines; Piet Mondrian was one of its founders.
Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg both made their names in Paris after 1918, even if their brainchild, De Stijl
, had been born in Holland; so, earlier, had Sluijters' fellow Brabanter, Vincent van Gogh.
Drawing on a mixed bag of influences, including African tribal art, De Stijl
, Pop Art, and Memphis design--all of which are partial to bold colors--Walala will transform a prominent but neglected building with a permanent seven-story mural--her largest commission to date.
Just as Richter cherry-picked elements of such prior movements as Bauhaus, De Stijl
, and Constructivism in his designs, Cibic builds her films as acts of ventriloquism, slipping into the vernacular of a decades-old stylistic language, then repopulating it with a melange of contemporary references.
As vanguardas esteticas do inicio do seculo XX, em particular o Construtivismo e os movimentos por si influenciados (De Stijl
, Bauhaus, suprematismo, assim como grande parte da vanguarda russa), foram determinantes para a arte e para o design moderno por valorizarem a construcao da obra em oposicao a composicao e por integrarem objetivos sociais--uma arte construtiva que nao decora, mas organiza a vida, tal como referido por El Lissitsky (1922).
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.
The two compositions are grand history paintings steeped in artistic themes and traditions: "De Style" is a nod to Dutch artist Theo van Doesburg's movement "De Stijl
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.