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Piet Mondrian

A Conversation with Freddy Rodríguez

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Every life has events of consequence. Those happenings impact and direct the future flow of consciousness. Sometimes, the ramifications remain beneath the surface. In other circumstances, the thread is easy to recognize. If you are an artist, such as Freddy Rodríguez, it manifests in your work.

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...

How Thieves Stole Priceless Paintings And Got Away With It

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Thieves broke into Greece's National gallery early Monday morning and stole three works of art, including a Picasso and a Mondrian. Picasso's 1939 ...

PHOTOS: Princess Maxima Makes A Glamorous Appearance

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.07.2011 | Style

The Netherlands may not be the warmest place, but Princess Maxima always seems to have a glow about her. The royal, who favors Seventies-inspired ...

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...

Whatever It Looks Like Is Never Quite What You Think

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

The artist contains a complex system of linear structures within easily grasped forms. Once your eye is drawn in you can bounce around for a good long time trying to unravel the internal logic.

Highlights This Week: From Caves To Skin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Arts page this week has been a hotbed of debate - the past, present, and (questionable) future of art have been under scrutiny. From Jeff Koons' ...

How to Look at Mondrian

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

Our eyes are far too good for us. They show us so much that we can't take it all in, so we shut out most of the world, and try to look at things as br...

From Art to Mouth: SFMOMA's Collection Inspires Unique Dessert Menu

Cherie Louise Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cherie Louise Turner

When a new show comes up, we make a new dessert based on what will be showing. We really keep the desserts limited to reflecting what's actually on display in the museum.