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- noun art A style of
abstract painting, developed by Piet Mondrian, that used only vertical and horizontal lines with the spaces filled in black, white, grey, and primary colours
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Brancusi's transformation from a neophyte realist to a visionary abstract sculptor was sudden; Mondrian's evolution from a quiet landscapist to what he called "neoplasticism" was gradual, methodical and arduous.
Influenced by cubism, Mondrian created a style called neoplasticism, which he used in works such as Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue and Broadway Boogie Woogie.
Look at neoplasticism/de stijl-it's adherents had intellectualized space to the point that they wanted to destroy it.