Piet Mondrian Quote

If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest aesthetic satisfaction, the greatest emotion of beauty. the more this union with the universal is felt, the more individual subjectivity declines.


The new art--the new life: the collected writings of Piet Mondrian (ed. Twayne Pub, 1986)

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If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest...

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If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest...

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If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest...

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If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest...