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This series of screenprints includes the only period versions in print of Mondrian’s epoch-making paintings which were authorised by the Mondrian Estate.

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Almost no other artist influenced the development of abstract art in Europe to a greater degree than Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). Together with the painter Theo van Doesburg he founded the ‘De Stijl’ movement (the title means ‘The Style’). His aim was to create a totally ‘non-objective’ art language. Mondrian was born at Amersfoort in the Netherlands in 1872. In the 1890’s he lived in Amsterdam and …

Almost no other artist influenced the development of abstract art in Europe to a greater degree than Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). Together with the painter Theo van Doesburg he founded the ‘De Stijl’ movement (the title means ‘The Style’). His aim was to create a totally ‘non-objective’ art language. Mondrian was born at Amersfoort in the Netherlands in 1872. In the 1890’s he lived in Amsterdam and studied art at the Rijksakademie – the state art college. In 1912, seeking to broaden his art environment and wanting to move beyond the Impressionist-inspired landscapes he had been painting (See …