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“In his The True Value of Oppositions in Life and Art and elsewhere Mondrian argued in favour of trying to reconcile a series of binary oppositions such as good and evil through painting: generally in life we readily perceive oppositions as particular forms, … Continue reading
“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
Art for Piet Mondrian( 1872-1944) was a cultural product and a cultural weapon, a privileged instrument for the construction of an urban and, in the best sense of the word, artificial order. Yet Mondrian’s perception of the world, no matter … Continue reading
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