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Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)

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Mondrian, a founder of the Dutch De Stijl movement, arrived in New York in 1940.

Using cubism as starting point, he developed "neoplasticism ."

His work was based on the right angle (which does not exist in nature), limiting his range of colors to mostly black and white with flat rectangular areas of red, yellow or blue.

key2.gif (90 bytes) "Plastic Piet" - Remember the L'OREALŽ StudioŽ line plastic bottle with primary-colored squares and black lines.