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Piet Mondrian (1872 - 1944). Dutch painter, pioneer of Geometric abstraction.

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.



Every true artist has been inspired more by the beauty of lines and color and the relationships between them than by the concrete subject of the picture.



All painting - the painting of the past as well as of the present - shows us that its essential plastic means we are only line and color.


 

 


 

 

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