maandag 24 november 2014

'dialogue on the new plastic'

A(A singer):But I still don't understand why you favor the straight line and have come entirely to exclude the curved.
B(A painter): The search for the expression of vastness led to the search for the greatest tension:
the straight line; because all curvature resolves into the straight, no place remains for the curved.




Piet Mondriaan  (1872-1944)Dialogue on the new plastic
from;
Harrison, Charles and Paul Wood, eds, Art in Theory, 1900-200: An Anthology of Changing Ideas. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.

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