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MONDRIAN:INCONVENIENT PARADOXES & STRATEGIES OF CONCEALMENT

“As time progressed, however, so did the indoctrination as to the new role of art. In the established media journals we were told by critics such as Clement Greenberg and Leo Steinberg, that Art “challenges previously held assumptions,” and that … Continue reading

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MONDRIAN:BOOGIE-WOOGIE BATTLING INTO ABSTRACTION

Piet Mondrian ( 1872-1944 ) had a profound belief in progress, the key to which he believed lay in man’s innate dissatisfaction with the merely “natural” world. He disliked classical representational art, for example, because he felt it simply reproduced … Continue reading

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