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  Tara Hutton Gallery - De Stijl - What is De Stijl?
De Stijl was, at first, the name of a Dutch art magazine founded in 1917 by artist and architect Theo Van Doesburg.
De Stijl was widely read by the staff and students at the famed Bauhaus School of Design in Weimar, Germany, Van Doesburg, arrived in Wiemar in 1921 and gave lectures at the Bauhaus on De Stijl Principals.
The most significant period of the De Stijl movement were the years 1921 to 1925, during this period the group enjoyed tremendous success.
www.tarahuttongallery.com /De_Stijl_at_Tara_Hutton_Gallery.html   (296 words)

  
 de Stijl, artists and art...the-artists.org
The name De Stijl, title of a magazine founded in the Netherlands in 1917, is now used to identify the abstract art and functional architecture of its major contributors: Mondrian, Van Doesburg, Van der Leck, Oud, Wils and Rietveld.
De Stijl achieved international acclaim by the end of the 1920s and its paintings, buildings and furniture made fundamental contributions to the modern movement.
De Stijl became a vehicle for Mondrian's ideas on art, and in a series of articles in the first year's issues he defined his aims and used, perhaps for the first time, the term Neo-Plasticism...
www.the-artists.org /MovementView.cfm?id=8A01EE8F-BBCF-11D4-A93500D0B7069B40   (444 words)

  
  De Stijl
De Stijl (Dutch, "The Style"), was a periodical founded by the painters Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian in 1917.
De Stijl canvases are abstract compositions with areas in pure primary colours (blue, red, and yellow) combined with straight lines in fl, grey, and white.
The De Stijl principles influenced in themselves the decorative arts, and architecture in particular, for which the movement advocated plain surfaces and austere lines, related to Cubism.
arthistory.heindorffhus.dk /frame-Style20-ExpressionismDeStijl.htm   (825 words)

  
 De Stijl - De Stijl Art
The De Stijl (literally, "the style") art movement was founded by the painter and architect Theo van Doesburg in Leiden in 1917.
A De Stijl picture represented a fragment of a larger project concerning space: the house as an interior space, and the city as an assembly of houses.
The austere forms of De Stijl were well suited to the geometric structures favored by the International Modernist movement, while the primary colors favored by the painters could be used as decorative elements to articulate an otherwise plain facade.
www.huntfor.com /arthistory/C20th/destijl.htm   (665 words)

  
 Holland & De Stijl
In 1915 he met Theo van Doesburg and in 1916 Bart van der Leck, both of whom were involved, with Mondrian, in founding the De Stijl journal, which became a movement.
In 1917 he founded the association of artists called De Stijl and the periodical of the same name, and for the remainder of his life the propagation of the ideas of the group and its austerely geometrical style was his dominant interest.
There he joined the De Stijl group in 1917 and turned from the conventionally naturalistic style he had previously practised to abstract sculptures in which he applied that principles of Neo-Plasticism to three dimensions.
www.snap-dragon.com /holland_1914-19.htm   (1308 words)

  
 ArtandCulture Movement: De Stijl Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Signaling a radical departure from the tradition and dogma of late-nineteenth-century culture, the De Stijl rejected the naturalistic impulse of bourgeois art and its attendant cult of the individual that was notably enshrined in Romanticism.
De Stijl was conceived as an antidote to what its founders saw as a conflict between the individual and the universal.
That the De Stijl artists sought to create an art that would become a mediating force in a much broader realignment of social conditions was nothing short of utopian.
www.artandculture.com /cgi-bin/WebObjects/ACLive.woa/wa/movement?id=112   (570 words)

  
 ArtLex on De Stijl
this chair's design is consistent with the aesthetic of De Stijl, it was presented at a Bauhaus exhibition in 1923.
Burgoyne Diller (American, 1906-1965) was one of several Americans whose works were greatly influenced by De Stijl.
De Stijl Font Set is a set of four fonts inspired by the geometric forms of the Dutch movement.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/d/destijl.html   (879 words)

  
 de Stijl
De Stijl was loosely based on the concept around Cubism, as many of the artists within the movement had been exposed to it before the First World War.
Within de Stijl the most successful and well-known collaboration between the arts was the marriage of painting to architecture.
De Stijl's ideology was mostly utopian, believing and striving for a world where art and life could merge and become one.
chi.freeservers.com /deStijl.html   (1007 words)

  
 destijl
De Stijl was indebted to the Dutch architectural theorist H.P. Berlage, who taught Mies van der Rohe and influenced Rietveld.
De Stijl as a group were convinced that past styles of architecture were no longer appropriate.
De Stijl as an influential force was fading by 1925, yet some of the most important pieces were produced at this time: notably Rietveld's Schröder House at Utrecht.
www.hud.ac.uk /schools/library/hip/design/lecture/destijl.html   (575 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on De Stijl - The White Stripes at Epinions.com
When De Stijl (Dutch for “the style”) was released in 2000, The White Stripes had yet to get their big break.
Indeed, De Stijl is rock n’ roll but it is sparse and rough and without any particular texture.
De Stijl is a must own disc, especially for fans of The White Stripes.
www.epinions.com /content_125751561860   (923 words)

  
 De Stijl movement, De Stijl art, De Stijl history, De Stijl period, De Stijl pictures
The De Stijl, literally translated as “the style” was an art movement founded by architect by architect and painter Theo van Deosburg in 1917 in Leiden.
Artists of the De Stijl movement saw art as a collective approach, and as a language that went beyond culture, geography and politics.
De Stijl forms were often geometric, and made up of primary colors.
www.arthistoryguide.com /De_Stijl.aspx   (325 words)

  
 Definition of de Stijl - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 DE STIJL: Theo van Doesburg en Piet Modriaan via http://de-stijl.startpagina.nl
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 Channel4.com - SlashMusic - De Stijl
With DE STIJL, the band eschews its earlier raw posings in favour of blues with a hint of art rock.
DE STIJL (literally translated, "the style", a European art movement that praises the virtue of simplicity in design), hints at a band that plays its music guided by simplicity in form and function.
The 13 songs on DE STIJL show this stripped-down duo coming into their own with more complex arrangements and more varied instrumentation.
www.channel4.com /music/music-core/album.jsp?albumId=379158   (184 words)

  
 Guggenheim Collection - Glossary - De Stijl   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Dutch review De Stijl was founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg, and the name has come to represent the common aims and utopian vision of a loose affiliation of Dutch and international artists and architects.
The essential idea underlying De Stijl’s radical utopian program was the creation of a universal aesthetic language based in part on a rejection of the decorative excesses of Art Nouveau in favor of a simple, logical style that emphasized construction and function, one that would be appropriate for every aspect of modern life.
It was posited on the fundamental principle of the geometry of the straight line, the square, and the rectangle, combined with a strong asymmetricality; the predominant use of pure primary colors with fl and white; and the relationship between positive and negative elements in an arrangement of non-objective forms and lines.
www.guggenheimcollection.org /site/glossary_De_Stijl.html   (235 words)

  
 De Stijl -- Excerpt from "Great Paintings of the Western World"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the other end of Europe, in Holland, a group of artists banded together around 1917 to found a magazine and a group called de Stijl (The Style), whose aims were to provide a comprehensive visual system for all aspects of society, thus blurring boundaries and uniting the ostensibly disparate elements of life.
Formally, de Stijl artists rejected all but the most basic colors--yellow, red, blue, white, fl--and reduced their art to its most basic, predominantly vertical and horizontal, forms.
He had embraced Cubism, then pushed to a non-objective art that was all his own; like Malevich's, his art is one of balance through opposition, and once he found his signature style, he explored this theme over and over again during the course of his life.
www.hlla.com /reference/destijl.html   (324 words)

  
 Tate | Glossary | De Stijl
The name De Stijl also came to refer to the circle of artists that gathered around the publication.
De Stijl became a vehicle for Mondrian's ideas on art, and in a series of articles in the first year's issues he defined his aims and used, perhaps for the first time, the term Neo-Plasticism.
De Stijl had a profound influence on the development both of abstract art and modern architecture and design.
www.tate.org.uk /collections/glossary/definition.jsp?entryId=82   (158 words)

  
 De Stijl: Learn about art and the De Stijl art movement
The De Stijl movement was originally founded in 1917 by an aspiring group of young Dutch architects.
Within De Stijl exists three periods through which the movement as a whole is defined.
Although De Stijl has long since survived, the artists eventually moved on, and most of their work finished around the 1930's.
www.respree.com /scstore/learn/de_stijl.html   (540 words)

  
 de Stijl - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Stijl, de [Du.,=the style], Dutch nonfigurative art movement, also called neoplasticism.
In 1917 a group of artists, architects, and poets was organized under the name de Stijl, and a journal of the same name was initiated.
Stijl, De A Dictionary of Architecture; 1/1/2000; JAMES STEVENS CURL; 254 words;
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Stijl-de.html   (405 words)

  
 ArtandCulture Movement: De Stijl Design   (Site not responding. Last check: )
De Stijl designers rejected natural forms in favor of geometric purity -- in particular, they used the rectangle to achieve abstract objectivity.
De Stijl magazine was published until Theo van Doesburg’s premature death in 1931.
For its insistence on a new aesthetic unity, De Stijl is generally acknowledged as the first modern design movement.
www.artandculture.com /cgi-bin/WebObjects/ACLive.woa/wa/movement?id=359   (454 words)

  
 De Stijl - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
De Stijl - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Stijl, De (Dutch, “the style”), Dutch arts movement started in Amsterdam in 1917, and the periodical by the same name.
De Stijl art movement, Doesburg, Theo van, Mondrian, Piet
ca.encarta.msn.com /De_Stijl.html   (140 words)

  
 El movimiento De Stijl   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Las pinturas de Mondrian constituyen la fuente a partir de la cual se desarrollaron la filosofía y las formas visuales De Stijl.
Además de su restringido vocabulario visual, los artistas De Stijl buscaron una expresión de la estructura matemática del universo y de la armonía universal de la naturaleza.
De Stijl buscaba las leyes universales que gobiernan la realidad visible, pero que se encuentran escondidas por las apariencias externas de las cosas.
www.unostiposduros.com /paginas/stijl.html   (396 words)

  
 The De Stijl Environment - The MIT Press
The Dutch magazine De Stijl, published from 1917 to 1931, was the focus of a remarkable group of advanced artists and architects who sought to combine their individual talents in collaborative projects that reflected their social and aesthetic ideals.
The De Stijl Environment explores the group's approach to exterior and interior spaces and to furniture.
It treats such themes as color, abstraction, and the corner, and describes the various collaborative efforts within the movement, in particular, the one that produced the De Stijl environment.
mitpress.mit.edu /catalog/item/default.asp?sid=5363FDB5-0E30-422B-8ECF-70A297A12059&ttype=2&tid=9462   (226 words)

  
 Piet Mondrian, Neoplasticism and De Stijl
De Stijl was not limited just to painting; it also included architecture, stage sets and furniture design.
Mondrian was joined in creating De Stijl by the artists Theo van Doesburg, Bart van der Leck, Georges Vantongerloo and Gerrit Rietveld.
Van Doesburg edited a periodical entitled De Stijl which gave coherence to the movement and in which Mondrian published his formulation of the movements aesthetic principles.
www2.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/mondrian.htm   (699 words)

  
 Mondrian & De Stijl - Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - National Museum for Art and History
All of these artists incorporated the characteristic De Stijl elements in their work: the primary colours red, yellow and blue, complemented by white, grey and fl, and dominated by horizontal and vertical lines.
Their work is an account of the search for the essence of the art of painting, combined with the notion that, by creating a well-designed living environment, humankind would experience inner improvement.
To illustrate this, several issues of the journal De Stijl are included in the exhibition.
www.rijksmuseum.nl /tentoonstellingen/ex_191/mondriaanendestijl?lang=en   (497 words)

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