Artsy – Piet Mondrian was almost 70 when he had his first solo show, but his bold, geometric paintings have since become iconic. Lesser-known (but no less fascinating), however, are the spaces where the De Stijl artist produced his work.
Mondrian wrote at length about the dissolution of art in life, envisioning a future world in which art would no longer be distinguishable from lived experiences. This credo is embodied in the studios that he occupied over the course of his career—in Amsterdam, Paris, and New York. The apartments where the Dutch-born artist slept, ate, and entertained also functioned as his work sites. In turn, the themes of his art spilled into his daily existence. – read more