"Composition with Red, Yellow, Blue and Black" (1921), by Piet Mondriaan
And then there was Mondrian (March 7, 1872 - 1944) - who went from being a quasi-Victorian figure to being a complete De Stijl Modernist when he utterly gave up on representation as a principle in art. Instead he evolved a non-representational form which he termed Neo-Plasticism, consisting of a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the use of the three primary colours… Above: Tableau, 1921
Piet Mondrian 1970. I picked this painting because it is simple and includes different colors. I also like how he chose the colors to match. I think he took a long time to paint this painting even though it looks simple. Pia Art 6/04
National Living Treasure of Japan, Shoji HAMADA (1894~1978), pottery artist, at work. Hamada became good friends with Bernard Leach and accompanied him to St Ives in 1920 to help establish his studio.