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Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Gray  1921

by Piet Mondrian

Although Piet Mondrian’s abstractions may seem far removed from nature, his basic vision was rooted in landscape, especially the flat geography of his native Holland. Beginning with his early naturalistic landscapes, he reduced natural forms to their simplest linear and colored equivalents to suggest their unity and order. Eventually he eliminated such forms altogether, de...
60 × 60 cm (23 5/8 × 23 5/8 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago