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De Stijl

An Interview With John David O'Brien

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

In the freestanding sculptures, O'Brien mixes materials in such a way to imply cross-cultural references that span time and location. I've recently had an opportunity to ask O'Brien a few questions in an attempt to demystify his iconography.

What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

There's seemingly nothing to be seen in or on them except for one color (or white or black) and some texture, maybe.

The Cobra Museum

David Galenson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

The conceptual art world of the 20th century produced a number of revolutionary movements that exploded like fireworks, then faded equally rapidly. One of the more engaging of these movements is memorialized in an elegant museum in a quiet suburb of Amsterdam.

Happy Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian. Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an inst...

The White Stripes Return

Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment

The White Stripes are coming back! Well, sort of. According to an announcement on the Third Man website, the label will be presenting "fans with peeks...

WATCH: 'Mondrian's House:' An Exact Replica Of His House, Paintings In Paris Retrospective

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Aside from being a seminal European post-war artist and founder of the De Stijl movement, Piet Mondrian is one of those artists that had an all encomp...