De Stijl was the title of a magazine founded in the Netherlands in 1917 and is now used to identify the abstract art and functional architecture of its major contributors: Mondrian, Van Doesburg, Van der Leck, Oud, Wils and Rietveld. This book is the first to emphasize the local context of De Stijl and explore its relationship to the distinctive character of Dutch modernism. Examines the connection between debates concerning abstraction in painting and spatiality in architecture and contemporary developments in the fields of urban planning, advertising, interior design and exhibition design. Describes the interaction between the world of mass culture and the fine arts.When Van der Leck returned to complete the final decoration of the hunting lodge he was extremely restricted in the modifications ... It was only in less significant rooms, such as the guest bathroom and bedroom, that Van der Leck found opportunity for ... The colours of the rooms related to St. Huberta#39;s path to spiritual know ledge through communion with nature and the interior spaces were conceptuallyanbsp;...
|Title||:||De Stijl and Dutch Modernism|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 2003-09-20|