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1908, Oil on canvas, 114 x 87 cm, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague. Until 1908 Mondrianís work was naturalistic - incorporating successive influences of academic landscape and still-life painting, Dutch Impressionism, and Symbolism. Mondrian's most personal paintings of trees are paintings of one tree; of architecture, are paintings of a lighthouse or a single windmill or an isolated church - a solitary tower, often with its entrances as if blocked, like a fortress, refusing disruption of its monolithic intactness, its immaculate otherness, its self-sufficient singularity.

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1908, Oil on canvas, 114 x 87 cm, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague. Until 1908 Mondrianís work was naturalistic - incorporating successive influences of academic landscape and still-life painting, Dutch Impressionism, and Symbolism. Mondrian's most personal paintings of trees are paintings of one tree; of architecture, are paintings of a lighthouse or a single windmill or an isolated church - a solitary tower, often with its entrances as if blocked, like a fortress, refusing disruption of its monolithic intactness, its immaculate otherness, its self-sufficient singularity. More...

 
    Piet Mondrian, Pioneer of 20th century Abstract Art
  Piet Mondrian, Pioneer of 20th century Abstract Art
Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter and theoretician who is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. He is known for being one of the pioneers of 20th century abstract art, as he changed his artistic direction from figurative painti...
 
       
 
         
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