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De Stijl

Syllabification: De Stijl
Pronunciation: /də ˈstīl
 
/

Definition of De Stijl in English:

A 20th-century Dutch art movement founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg (1883–1931) and Piet Mondrian. The movement favored an abstract, economical style. It was influential on the Bauhaus and constructivist movements.

Origin

Dutch, literally 'the style', originally the name of the movement's periodical.

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