from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mondrian, Piet Originally Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan. 1872-1944. Dutch painter whose works, characterized by intersecting perpendicular lines and planes of primary colors, and writings, notably Neoplasticism (1920), profoundly influenced the development of abstract art.

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  • n. Dutch painter whose work (intersecting lines at right angles and planes in primary colors) influenced the development of abstract art (1872-1944)


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