” The position of the artist if humble. He is essentially a channel. “


” Let us note that art – even on an abstract level – has never been confined to ‘idea’, art has always been the ‘realized’ expression of equilibrium. “


” I think that the destructive element is too much neglected in art. “


” If the paying public demands naturalistic art, then an artist can use his skills to produce such pictures – but these are to be clearly distinguished from the artist’s own art. “


” Dance, theatre, etc. as art, will disappear along with the dominating ‘expression’ of tragedy and harmony: the movement of life itself will become harmonious. “


” Non-figurative art is created by establishing a dynamic rhythm of determinate mutual relations which excludes the formation of any particular form. “


” Experience was my only teacher, I knew little of the modern art movement. When I first saw the works of the Impressionists, van Gogh, van Dongen, and Fauves, I admired it. But I had to seek the true way alone. “


” As tradition, the female element clings to the old art and opposes anything new – precisely because each new art moves further away from the natural appearance of things. “


” Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative. “



All 9 Piet Mondrian Quotes about Art in picture


The position of the artist if humble. He is essentially a channel.
Let us note that art - even on an abstract level - has never been confined to


I think that the destructive element is too much neglected in art.
If the paying public demands naturalistic art, then an artist can use his skills to produce such pictures - but these are to be clearly distinguished from the artist
Dance, theatre, etc. as art, will disappear along with the dominating
Non-figurative art is created by establishing a dynamic rhythm of determinate mutual relations which excludes the formation of any particular form.
Experience was my only teacher, I knew little of the modern art movement. When I first saw the works of the Impressionists, van Gogh, van Dongen, and Fauves, I admired it. But I had to seek the true way alone.
As tradition, the female element clings to the old art and opposes anything new - precisely because each new art moves further away from the natural appearance of things.
Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.
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