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Mondrian (TASCHEN's Basic Art Series #36)

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Less is often more - such is Piet Mondrian's approach to art. His main pictorial elements are horizontals and verticals, his preferred colours yellow, red and blue. Throughout his life, Mondrian (1872-1944) applied these elements in his quest for 'universal harmony'. This album presents his work.
Paperback, 95 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Taschen (first published September 1st 1994)
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Ruby
This book taught me that I actually do like Mondrian's art. It's very confident and bold and not at all restless; I do like restlessness in art, but sometimes it can be a bit much. It's also very impressive I think - I mean, it obviously looks very easy, but if you consider the time he lived in and the artistic traditions he grew up with. I like his paintings better everytime I see them and think of them.

However I do have quite a couple of problems with the book itself. First of all: Rembrandt w
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Darmaila Wati
This book gives me much explaination more than i hope about Mondrian style--simple but difficult. Now i can really enjoy and see the beuatiful of the ines on Mondrian's painting.
Kayla
this was the best book ever i wish i could read more but i dont know how
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