Modernism an art movement during the 20th century which was a movement that rejected the previous conformity of the art styles of naturalism and academicism. It embraced the” experimental, radical, ready made, primitive, the unconscious, spiritual order, expressive truth, art and industry and internationalism.”(Little p 98)
Piet Mondrian a Dutch painter of the time, who is well known for his geometric abstract paintings which are still popular today and have been iconic in there revival; as a dress designed by Yves St Laurent in 1967 and more recently hand bags by Kara Ross, Nike trainers and an Oreca racing car.
Little, s., Isms. Understanding Art. London :Herbert press.
Alley, R.,(1981). Alley’s Notes: Piet Mondrian. (online). Tate Modern available from http://www.tate.org.uk/servlet/ArtistWorks?cgroupid=999999961&artistid=1651&page=1&sole=y&collab=y&attr=y&sort=default&tabview=bio (accessed on 19th October 2011 at 14.50).
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