de Stijl

noun
\ də-ˈstī(-ə)l How to pronounce de Stijl (audio) , -ˈstāl How to pronounce de Stijl (audio) \

Definition of de Stijl

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

First Known Use of de Stijl

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for de Stijl

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

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The first known use of de Stijl was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“De Stijl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/de%20Stijl. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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