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The Figurative Mondrian


Musée Marmottan Monet / Paris / Art

It’s always refreshing to discover the obscure side of a person, even if that person is the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian and his well-known side—pared-down panes of primary colors—established him as one of the modern masters of his day. The Musée Marmottan Monet makes the case for Mondrian’s lesser-known figurative works, presenting roughly 60 landscapes, portraits, and flower paintings—all of them selected by Mondrian himself, in 1920, for his biggest collector, Salomon B. Slijper. —J.V.

Travels to: Museum of Modern Art, New York (March 22–July 25, 2020).

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Musée Marmottan Monet 2 Rue Louis Boilly, 75016 Paris, France
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