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de Stijl

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noun \də-ˈstī(-ə)l, -ˈstāl\

Definition of de Stijl

  1. :  a school of art founded in Holland in 1917 typically using rectangular forms and the primary colors plus black and white and asymmetric balance



Origin of de stijl

Dutch De Stijl, literally, the style, magazine published by members of the school


First Known Use: 1917


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