de Stijl

de Stijl

[duh stahyl]
noun
a school of art that was founded in the Netherlands in 1917, embraced painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, and the decorative arts, and was marked especially by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry.
Also, De Stijl.


Origin:
1930–35; < Dutch: literally, the style, the name of a magazine published by participants in the movement

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Stijl, De

[duh stahyl]
noun Dutch.
a group of Dutch artists of the early 20th century whose theories and works influenced the development of contemporary architecture and applied arts.
Compare neoplasticism.


Origin:
literally, The Style, title of a periodical associated with the group

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De Stijl (də staɪl)
 
n
a group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, including Mondrian and van Doesburg, devoted to neoplasticism and then dada
 
[Dutch, literally: the style, title of this group's own magazine]

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