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Theo van Doesburg
Ending a friendship over diagonal lines

Theo van Doesburg, The ArtistsThe Cardplayers
Portrait of Theo van Doesburg

Theo van Doesburg was a Danish artist born on August 30, 1883. van Doesburg contributed to the Early Modernist and De Stijl movements and died on April 7, 1931.

The Cardplayers, Theo van Doesburg

The Cardplayers

1916-1917
Composition XIII, Theo van Doesburg

Composition XIII

1918

There is an old and a new consciousness of time

De Stijl Manifesto

1918
Rhythm of a Russian Dance, Theo van Doesburg

Rhythm of a Russian Dance

1918
Variation on Composition XIII, Theo van Doesburg

Variation on Composition XIII

1918
Composition in Gray (Rag-time), Theo van Doesburg

Composition in Gray (Rag-time)

1919
The Archer, Theo van Doesburg

The Archer

1919
Kleine Dada Soirée, Theo van Doesburg

Kleine Dada Soirée

1922
The Denaturalized Material, Destruction 2, Theo van Doesburg

The Denaturalized Material, Destruction 2

1923
Counter Composition VI, Theo van Doesburg

Counter Composition VI

1925

Elementarism is the purest, and...the most direct means of expression of the human spirit

Elementarism (Fragment of a Manifesto)

1927
Simultaneous Counter-Composition, Theo van Doesburg

Simultaneous Counter-Composition

1929-1930

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