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Spring Blossom 2018: Artist Talk Marek Wieczorek – Mondrian’s Calling

Marek Wieczorek: Mondrian’s Calling

Already during the 1920s, Piet Mondrian’s Paris studio took on mythical proportions as a visionary structure that developed out of his pioneering neo-plastic paintings. Surprisingly, commentators have never attempted to define the precise relationships that exist between these paintings and the studio walls with their dynamically placed colored pasteboards. In this lecture, Marek Wieczorek, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Washington in Seattle, will try to spell out these relationships, show how and why Mondrian considered the neo-plastic environment his calling, and offer suggestions as to why the work is still calling out to newer generations of artists, designers, and architects interested in integrated environments. Wieczorek, previoulsy guest tutor at De Ateliers, contributed to exhibitions in Europe and the US, including the retrospective of Georges Vantongerloo (Duisburg/The Hague), De Stijl (Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris) and Mondrian’s studios (Tate Liverpool).

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Date:
20 March 2018
Time:
17:00 - 18:00
Cost:
€5
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Organizer

De Ateliers
Phone:
+31 (0)20 6739359
Email:
office@de-ateliers.nl
Website:
http://www.de-ateliers.nl/

Venue

De Ateliers
Stadhouderskade 86
1073 AT
Amsterdam, Nederland

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Phone:
+31 (0)20 6739359
Website:
http://www.de-ateliers.nl/