MisterArt.com had the top quality easels at the best price. Thank You!

holly littleton, CO

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods
Neoplasticism

Neoplasticism was the central philosophy of De Stijl, a Dutch artistic movement led by Theo van Doesburg and including Piet Mondrian. In one of the many reactions to Cubism in the 1920s, De Stijl and the Neoplasticists felt that Cubism had retarded its own natural result- a completely non-representational abstraction. The use of pared down, primary colors and right angles would eliminate any distractions from the ultimate reality, rendering a plastic expression. This faith in color was unprecedented. Mondrian went on to develop a set of guidelines governing the creation of his paintings, including the balance of opposites, use of blue, yellow, and red on structures of black and white, and shapes made solely from right angles. The result was a neutralization of all depth, distraction from perceived references to the natural world. Despite the elimination of illusionist characteristics, Mondrian felt his paintings reflected the world around him. By the mid 1920s, philosophical disagreements between members of De Stijl had caused the group to weaken, and it would finally dissolve in 1931 following the death of Theo van Doesburg. Piet Mondrian remained true to the principles of Neoplasticism, and his works are among the most recognizable of the movement.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

From $7.99

How to Paint with Oils & Acrylics

by Lorenz Books

18 practical projects allow you to put your skills to use.

From $23.99

Painting Class Series

by Barron's

Valuable instruction for every art student.

Up to 30% Off

Brush Box

by Andrew Mack

Store your brushes as they dry!

From $3.56

C à Grain Drawing Paper Pads

by Canson

Premium quality for less

From $4.68

400 Series Toned Sketch Paper Pads (Wirebound)

by Strathmore

100% recycled, acid-free toned sketch paper

From $3.24

Prism Acrylic Paint Sets

by Palmer

Permanent, nontoxic, and water soluble
Deal of the Week
(valid thru Jan 17)
 

Infinity Paper Photo Corners

by Lineco

black, pack of 252

Acid free and won't harm your photos

  Infinity Paper Photo Corners

 
List: $7.59
 
Non-Member: $4.93
35% OFF
 
VIP Member: $3.80
50% OFF

Latest Product Reviews

Lanaquarelle cold press is a beautiful paper for watercolor and gouache. It does not hold up to drafting tape as a masking method, but can take masking fluids. The paint continues to slowly and evenly disperse across a wet surface, applied even after the wet sheen subsides, so be careful not to over-paint during wet on wet or dispersion will go too far. It is a great paper for very surprising subtle and delicate effects, as well as bold and saturated washes, which apply easily and evenly. I am glad I tried this paper and I would definitely use it again and again.
- Reed-Deemer Art Studio in New Mexico
I use every day in my studio. I have tried other tapes but none compare with the 3M brand.
- Joseph in Michigan in Michigan
Wonderful brush!! Just wish you carried more sizes.
- Idea Images in Kansas

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE
coloring book
pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...