de Stijl


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de Stijl

 (də stīl′, stāl′)
n.
A school of art originating in the Netherlands in 1917 and characterized by the use of rectangular shapes and primary colors.

[Dutch : de, the + stijl, style.]
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De Stijl

(də staɪl)
n
(Art Movements) a group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, including Mondrian and van Doesburg, devoted to neoplasticism and then dada
[Dutch, literally: the style, title of this group's own magazine]
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de Stijl

or De Stijl

(də ˈstaɪl)
n.
a school of fine and decorative arts founded in the Netherlands in 1917 and marked esp. by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry.
[1930–35; < Dutch: literally, the style]
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De Stijl

A Dutch purist modernist movement that published a magazine of this title 1917–31. At least four members, especially Gerrit Rietveld, designed furniture on a rigorous application of an ideology based on the right angle and use of primary colors.
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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".