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EARLY TWENTIETH- CENTURY GEOMETRIC ART Slide 19-12: Mondrian: Composition, 1933 In this unit we will show some of the roots of geometric abstraction in the Twentieth Century, and present an overview of some of the early movements. Up to now we've seen paintings, sculpture, and architecture that had geometric elements: geometric figures, particular ratios like the golden ratio and the musical ratios, and where space was organized by the geometric perspective construction. But
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Unformatted text preview: now, we have paintings and sculpture that is totally geometric. We've already seen decorative ornamentation that was completely geometric, with no recognizable elements. But these are not decorative ornaments; this is high-class art found in museums and galleries. This kind of art is called geometric abstraction....
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