Presentation on theme: "De Stijl Dutch for “The Style” (also known as Neoplasticism)"— Presentation transcript:
1 De Stijl Dutch for “The Style” (also known as Neoplasticism) 1917-1931 Sought to express a new utopian ideal of spiritual harmony and order. They advocated pure abstraction and universality by a reduction to the essentials of form and colour — they simplified visual compositions to the vertical and horizontal directions, and used only primary colors along with black and white.Goal: to create a precise, mechanical order lacking in the natural world.Piet Mondrian, Composition With Yellow, Blue and Red,
21 Malevich and SUPREMATISM Malevich, Self-Portrait, 1933.Malevich, Supremism, 1916.
22 Malevich and SUPREMATISM The object in itself is meaningless... the ideas of the conscious mind are worthless''.What Malevich wanted was a non-objective representation, “the supremacy of pure feeling.''Malevich, Self-Portrait, 1933.