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I construct lines and color combinations on a flat surface, in order to express general beauty with the utmost awareness. Nature (or, that which I see) inspires me, puts me, as with any painter, in an emotional state so that an urge comes about to make something, but I want to come as close as possible to the truth and abstract everything from that, until I reach the foundation (still just an external foundation) of things.
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Piet Mondrian
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The emotion of beauty is always obscured by the appearance of the object. Therefore the object must be eliminated from the picture.
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Piet Mondrian
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To approach the spiritual in art, one will make as little use as possible of reality, because reality is opposed to the spiritual.
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Piet Mondrian
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The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.
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Piet Mondrian
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Art is not made for anybody and is, at the same time, for everybody.
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Piet Mondrian
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I believe it is possible that, through horizontal and vertical lines constructed with awareness, but not with calculation, led by high intuition, and brought to harmony and rhythm, these basic forms of beauty, supplemented if necessary by other direct lines or curves, can become a work of art, as strong as it is true.
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Piet Mondrian
Mondrian, Piet | 1872-1944
Found a total of 118 images by this artist from years 1898-1939. Showing images 13-18.
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Landscape by Moonlight
Landscape by Moonlight
1902-1903
The Amstel
The Amstel
1903
The White Cow
The White Cow
1903
Windmill by the Water
Windmill by the Water
1900-1904
At the Lappenbrink, Winterswijk
At the Lappenbrink, Winterswijk
1904
Farm at Nistelrode
Farm at Nistelrode
1904
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