Collapse and Reconstitution: Autonomy and the Avant-Garde

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A critical discussion of the historical avant-garde, De Stijl and the work of Theo van Doesburg and its reception and re-interpretations through the years. For the occasion of an art installation at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht by the artist Antonis Pittas.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJaune, Geel, Gelb, Yellow. Monochrome. Antonis Pittas
EditorsLisa Bakker, Eleonoor Jap Sam
Place of PublicationPrinsenbeek
PublisherJap Sam Books
Number of pages39
ISBN (Print)978-94-92852-44-1
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Modernism
  • Avant-Garde
  • Modern Architecture
  • Architectural History
  • Architectural Theory
  • Theo van Doesburg
  • Peter Eisenman


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