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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
What was the nature of the quest that moved the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian (1872–1944) to abandon the representation of nature in favor of an art of pure abstraction? What, exactly, did Mondrian believe that he had achieved? In any … 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