Theo van Doesburg | the artist




The artist Theo van Doesburg
Born Aug 30 1883, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Died March 7 1931 Davos, Switzerland.

Style and technique of the artist: Dada, Neo-Plasticism, Concrete Art, de Stijl, Painting, Documenta Kassel, Geometric abstraction,

(Theo van Doesburg, Born as Christiaan Emil Marie K˘pper. Also used the pseudonyms I.K. Bonset and Aldo Camini.) The leaders of the movement De Stijl were the artists Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian. They advocated a purification of art, eliminating subject matter in favor of vertical and horizontal elements, and the use of primary colors and noncolors. Their austerity of expression influenced architects, principally J.J.P.Oud and Gerrit Rietveld.


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Works in the MOMA collection
Glas-in-loodcompositie
New Aesthetics for a New World.
Manifesto
About the artist


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