Mondrian's Cubes

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This Demonstration involves distortions of shapes inspired by Piet Mondrian's creations in neoplasticism. By playing with different combinations of the three controls, you can make the cube bounce and undulate. You can also look at its component parts by clicking the different-colored squares. You can thereby study an interactive, three-dimensional simulation of Mondrian's art style.

Contributed by: Carolyn Chu (January 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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The following pieces by Mondrian are used in this Demonstration: Tableau I, 1921 Composition C, 1920 Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1930 Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1930 Composition C (No. III) with Red, Yellow, and Blue, 1935 Composition in White, Black, and Red, 1936



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