Piet Mondrian, Lozenge Composition with Red, Black, Blue, and Yellow 1925 and Golden Rectangles
Piet Mondrian (March 7, 1872 - February 1,
1944) was a Dutch painter, pioneer of Geometric abstraction. He was an
important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was
founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form
which he termed Neo-Plasticism. This consisted of a grid of vertical and
horizontal black lines and the use of the three primary colors.