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Short documentary that, making use of some fifty carefully selected paintings and drawings, shows Mondriaan's development from naturalism, via cubism to abstract art. The film also pays attention to the artist himself, by showing photographs and other documents that give an impression of the surroundings he lived and worked in.

Title: Piet Mondriaan: een filmessay
Year: 1973
Duration : 18 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2004

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