Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions

July 15 – September 16, 1979

East Building, Upper Level, West Bridge (3,000 sq. ft.)

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 8 paintings and 8 working drawings were shown to examine the construction of Piet Mondrian's diamond compositions, along with diagrams, photographs, and documents.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by E.A. Carmean Jr., with Trinkett Clark.

Attendance: 98,056

Catalog: Mondrian: The Diamond Compositions, by E.A. Carmean Jr. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1979.

Image: Piet Mondrian, Tableau No. IV; Lozenge Composition with Red, Gray, Blue, Yellow, and Black, c. 1924/1925, oil on canvas, Gift of Herbert and Nannette Rothschild, 1971.51.1

Related Artists

Mondrian, Piet
Dutch
, 1872 - 1944