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Inspired by Mondrian

There was a before and an after Piet Mondrian in the history of art. During the first half of the 20th century, the Dutch painter participated in many of the avant-garde movements, seeking for new pictorial approaches through colours and rhythm, which he associated with his deep interest for Jazz.


Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) entered the National Academy of the Beaux-Arts in 1892. He was obsessed with the idea of imparting a “universal beauty" to his canvases. Behind the artist's painting there had to be an idea, touching upon the notions of symbolism. His attraction for the movement was concretised when he met the Dutch painter Jan Toorop, an artist who mixed pictorial symbolism with Art nouveau. Little by little, Mondrian freed himself from figurative art to develop an abstract style and get closer to the subject's inner essence.


Van Gogh's œuvre also had a substantial impact on Piet Mondrian's painting. The vibrant lyricism of the reds ribbed with blue-greys in his canvas Devotie (1908) was deeply inspired by Van Gogh. Little by little, Mondrian started incorporating abstraction to his productions, which made him the iconic Modernist painter that we know today.  


In 1904, Mondrian discovered the spiritual movement of theosophy, which argued for a cosmic perception of the world. The artist was sensitive to this conception that was more spiritual than the art itself. Drawing inspiration from this world conception, the painter sought to create a transcendental art, which he achieved by decomposing simple shapes and contrasting saturated colours. After being part of the cubist movement, Mondrian created a new pictorial language along with Kandinsky, Kupka, Picabia, Robert and Sonia Delaunay. Abstract art differentiated itself from cubism as these artists sought an abstraction that was purer and close to the truth, as Mondrian often highlighted.


At the height of his art, Piet Mondrian refused all forms of material from nature to reveal the essence itself. He only wished to express his creations through straight lines and primary colours. Mondrian established himself as the master of abstraction and successfully created a universal artistic language to make sense of the absurd surrounding world. “Composition I in Red, Blue, and Yellow" became the new “Luncheon on the Grass": a manifesto that inspired many future generations of artists.


In this selection, you'll find artworks by contemporary artists who are paying tribute to this icon of Modernism.

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In time for Christmas
Jean-Charles De Castelbajac, Un monde riant, Print

Jean-Charles De Castelbajac

Un monde riant, 2017
35 x 23.8 inch
Print

$ 611

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Evrard & Koch, Hors Cadre #1.3, Sculpture

Evrard & Koch

Hors Cadre #1.3, 2015
51.2 x 31.5 x 15.7 inch
Sculpture

$ 11,715

Jesús-Rafael Soto, Multiple S, Sculpture

Jesús-Rafael Soto

Multiple S, 1993
16.5 x 16.5 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$ 46,244

In time for Christmas
Chris Carpi, Giallo Dominante, Painting

Chris Carpi

Giallo Dominante, 1982
39.4 x 40.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 2,343

In time for Christmas
Carole Benichou, My Mondrian, Painting

Carole Benichou

My Mondrian, 2019
47.2 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 6,906

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Sezam, Sezam Vintage, Painting

Sezam

Sezam Vintage, 2015
35 x 45.7 inch
Painting

$ 2,713

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Narciso Debourg, Untitled, Drawing

Narciso Debourg

Untitled, 1952
11.8 x 9.4 inch
Drawing

$ 1,440

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Paméla (Pam) de Rouvray, Monopoly (Mondripoly - Hommage à Mondrian ), Painting

Paméla (Pam) de Rouvray

Monopoly (Mondripoly - Hommage à Mondrian ), 2017
21.7 x 21.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 1,221

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Peter Rossiter, Three Plus One, Painting

Peter Rossiter

Three Plus One, 2016
22 x 17.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 1,541

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Geoff Catlow, Mini Chorus 1, Drawing

Geoff Catlow

Mini Chorus 1, 2015
13 x 13 x 1.6 inch
Drawing

$ 694

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Naty Dreux Brézé, B- 31, Sculpture

Naty Dreux Brézé

B- 31, 2017
22.8 x 14.2 x 3.1 inch
Sculpture

$ 2,244

Hermann Amann, Trois couleurs primaires rassemblant 6 à 21, Drawing

Hermann Amann

Trois couleurs primaires rassemblant 6 à 21, 1978
11.8 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$ 1,172

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Rainer Splitt, Serie Tierra Líquida, Painting

Rainer Splitt

Serie Tierra Líquida, 2015
66.9 x 59.1 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 13,565

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Ziegler T, My Kid Just Ruined My Mondrian II, Painting

Ziegler T

My Kid Just Ruined My Mondrian II, 2018
31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 617

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Ian Philip, David Mondrian Street, Painting

Ian Philip

David Mondrian Street, 2020
35.4 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$ 1,973

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Gaspard Mitz, Partie à trois, Sculpture

Gaspard Mitz

Partie à trois, 2014
7.9 x 7.9 x 2.4 inch
Sculpture

$ 802

In time for Christmas
Sylvie Colson, Perpendiculaire (N°45), Painting

Sylvie Colson

Perpendiculaire (N°45), 2017
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 3,576

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Richard Caldicott, Untitled, 2014 (Id. 382), Drawing

Richard Caldicott

Untitled, 2014 (Id. 382), 2014
11.8 x 8.3 inch
Drawing

$ 1,561 $ 1,735

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Alessandra Bisi, Stella Is, Painting

Alessandra Bisi

Stella Is, 2016
29.9 x 22 x 0 inch
Painting

$ 1,850

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Michael Grine, Nineteen Eighty Five, Drawing

Michael Grine

Nineteen Eighty Five, 2015
9 x 12 x 0.01 inch
Drawing

$ 50

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Michael Grine, Squares, Drawing

Michael Grine

Squares, 2015
12 x 9 x 0.01 inch
Drawing

$ 50

In time for Christmas
Al Held, Jewel of Dalmatia, Print

Al Held

Jewel of Dalmatia, 1991
29.1 x 36.6 inch
Print

$ 3,700

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Carlo Amen, Faux Mondrian, Painting

Carlo Amen

Faux Mondrian, 2018
19.7 x 24 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 1,480

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Panar, Blanc Rond Jaune, Painting

Panar

Blanc Rond Jaune, 2020
57.5 x 38.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 5,549

In time for Christmas
Jean-Pierre Petit, L'été approche, Painting

Jean-Pierre Petit

L'été approche, 2016
33.9 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 802

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Jean-Pierre Petit, Aussi loin que les nuages, Painting

Jean-Pierre Petit

Aussi loin que les nuages, 2016
16.1 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 617

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Jicé, Cabin Mandrian, Sculpture

Jicé

Cabin Mandrian, 2017
35.4 x 35.4 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

$ 4,809

In time for Christmas
Jean-Michel Gnidzaz, Hommage à Mondrian, Painting

Jean-Michel Gnidzaz

Hommage à Mondrian, 2018
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$ 3,453

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Dominique Mulhem, Campbells mondrian, Print

Dominique Mulhem

Campbells mondrian, 2015
15.7 x 12.6 x 0 inch
Print

$ 4,316

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Richard Levine, Mon Dieu !, Print

Richard Levine

Mon Dieu !, 2018
31.5 x 23.6 inch
Print

$ 687

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Manuel Perez Lopez, Nenufares, Painting

Manuel Perez Lopez

Nenufares, 2016
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$ 321

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Manuel Perez Lopez, Flor negra, Painting

Manuel Perez Lopez

Flor negra, 2016
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$ 321

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Digital (Voire), Couleur et contraste, Painting

Digital (Voire)

Couleur et contraste, 2017
19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$ 987

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Gottfried Honegger, Composition 3 carrés (vert), Print

Gottfried Honegger

Composition 3 carrés (vert), 2015
28 x 24 x 0.8 inch
Print

$ 308

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Carlos Gaspar Pialgata, Mixité, Painting

Carlos Gaspar Pialgata

Mixité, 2017
19.7 x 15.7 inch
Painting

$ 3,663

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Alejandra Carles-Tolra, Pattern 1, Boston, Photography

Alejandra Carles-Tolra

Pattern 1, Boston, 2012
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$ 820

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Thomas Dellert, Les Bas de Bardot, Print

Thomas Dellert

Les Bas de Bardot, 2019
15.7 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Print

$ 987

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Art Grafts, Mondrian Minion, Print

Art Grafts

Mondrian Minion, 2018
24 x 20 inch
Print

$ 987

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Carlos Gaspar Pialgata, K'arlequin, Painting

Carlos Gaspar Pialgata

K'arlequin, 2018
43.3 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$ 10,581

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Albert Chubac, Abstract composition CXIII, Painting

Albert Chubac

Abstract composition CXIII, 1955
29.5 x 23.2 inch
Painting

$ 4,316

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Albert Chubac, Abstract composition C10, Painting

Albert Chubac

Abstract composition C10, 1960
16.5 x 20.9 inch
Painting

$ 2,343

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Bernhard Lang, AV_Tulip_Fields_001, Photography

Bernhard Lang

AV_Tulip_Fields_001, 2016
35.4 x 55.1 x 0.2 inch
Photography

$ 1,942 $ 2,158

In time for Christmas
Catherine Théry, Corpus Mundi - Hommage à  Mondrian, Photography

Catherine Théry

Corpus Mundi - Hommage à Mondrian, 2016
43.3 x 43.3 x 2.8 inch
Photography

$ 4,316

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Bre, BRE BarcelonaTricolor, Painting

Bre

BRE BarcelonaTricolor, 2014
31.5 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 1,850

In time for Christmas
Prichard van Nimmerdor, Inspired by De Stijl, Painting

Prichard van Nimmerdor

Inspired by De Stijl, 2019
39.4 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 1,165

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Prichard van Nimmerdor, Vacation, Painting

Prichard van Nimmerdor

Vacation, 2008
59.1 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$ 2,084

In time for Christmas
Patricio Cabrera, Estantería con paisaje, Painting

Patricio Cabrera

Estantería con paisaje, 2017
40 x 43.3 inch
Painting

$ 5,673

JonOne, Rooftops Games !, Painting

JonOne

Rooftops Games !, 2012
47.2 x 63 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Ian Philip, Skate Mondrian YSL, Painting

Ian Philip

Skate Mondrian YSL, 2018
31.5 x 7.9 x 2 inch
Painting

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Zed, Give your love, Sculpture

Zed

Give your love, 2019
48 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Sculpture

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Louis Magre, Le grand frère Mondrian, Sculpture

Louis Magre

Le grand frère Mondrian, 2020
17.3 x 22.8 x 12.2 inch
Sculpture

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Panar, Route Blanche Vers Maison, Painting

Panar

Route Blanche Vers Maison, 2019
63.8 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

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Panar, Jaune #2, Painting

Panar

Jaune #2, 2020
38.2 x 63.8 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Manuel Perez Lopez, Bosque III, Painting

Manuel Perez Lopez

Bosque III, 2016
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Painting

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Dominique Mulhem, Paris Série invisibles, Print

Dominique Mulhem

Paris Série invisibles, 2017
28 x 22 inch
Print

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Our recommendations Richard Anuszkiewicz, Untitled - Blue II, Print

Richard Anuszkiewicz

Untitled - Blue II, 1991
32 x 37 inch
Print

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