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De Stijl : World of Art - Paul Overy

De Stijl

World of Art

Paperback Published: 1st September 1991
ISBN: 9780500202401
Number Of Pages: 216

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De Stijl ('The Style') was the name given to the work of the architects, designers and artists associated with the magazine of the same name edited by Theo van Doesburg and founded in Holland in 1917. De Stijl was international in its outlook: in contact with the Bauhaus and the Russian Constructivists, it helped to create the ideology and formal language of modernism. Mondrian is De Stijl's best-known artist, while Oud, Wils, Huszar and Rietveld were its major architects and designers. Their aim was an objective art concerned with universal values, expressed in primary geometric forms and pure colours. In this book, De Stijl is reassessed by Paul Overy in the light of Post-modernist debates and documentary material only recently made available.

ISBN: 9780500202401
ISBN-10: 0500202400
Series: World of Art
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st September 1991
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1