de Stijl

or De Stijl

[ duh-stahyl ]

  1. a school of art that was founded in the Netherlands in 1917, embraced painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, and the decorative arts, and was marked especially by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry.

Origin of de Stijl

1930–35; <Dutch: literally, the style, the name of a magazine published by participants in the movement Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for De Stijl

De Stijl

/ (də staɪl) /

  1. a group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, including Mondrian and van Doesburg, devoted to neoplasticism and then dada

Origin of De Stijl

Dutch, literally: the style, title of this group's own magazine

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