Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian

Record-breaking Mondrian leads an evening of mixed results at Sotheby’s marquee Modern art sales in New York

The auction house held a competitive, white-glove single-owner sale and a lacklustre modern art sale on Monday night

Has a Mondrian work been exhibited upside down for 75 years?

A photograph taken in the Dutch artist’s studio shortly after his death suggests "New York City I" has been displayed the wrong way round since 1945

Rare Mondrians reveal rich surprises at Basel's Fondation Beyeler

Marking the 150th anniversary of Piet Mondrian’s birth, this comprehensive exhibition explores the Dutch artist’s extraordinary capacity for reinvention

An expert's guide to Piet Mondrian: four must-read books on the Dutch artist

All you ever wanted to know about Mondrian, from a comprehensive biography to a book about his various studios—selected by the curator Ulf Küster

Has the art market recovered? A deep dive into the Art Basel/UBS report

Plus, an exhibition about wartime hideouts in Poland and Ukraine, and Mondrian’s final work Victory Boogie Woogie

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Melanie Gerlis. Produced by Julia Michalska, David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
Sponsored byChristie's

Mondrian at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is Nazi loot, heirs allege

In 1937 the work, which had belonged to art historian Sophie Küppers, was seized by Nazi authorities and eventually sold to New York collector A. E. Gallatin

'The biggest mistake of my life': 49-year-old ‘art freak’ confesses to stealing a Picasso and Mondrian from National Gallery in Athens

During an interrogation with Greek police, a construction worker explains what drove him to commit a brazen heist in 2012

Greek police recover Picasso and Mondrian paintings stolen nine years ago in major heist

Authorities have reportedly arrested a man after the paintings were found in a gorge

Art in 2021—treats include Dürer blockbuster, new Munch museum and Caravaggio anniversary

Influential works by Duchamp, Picasso and Mondrian also celebrate centenary this year

Mondrian’s heirs file US suit to recover four paintings worth $200m from a German museum

The complaint also demands compensation for four further works by Mondrian no longer at the Krefeld museum

What’s in a name? Why the Hague’s Gemeentemuseum will soon become the Kunstmuseum

The difficulty of Dutch pronunciation and the need to raise awareness among foreign visitors led to the museum’s future rebranding

How New York made Mondrian truly Modern

The artist was brilliant long before he came to the city, but his US works are his greatest achievements

Reading between the lines with Mondrian and Bridget Riley

Riley speaks of the fortuitous events that led to the upcoming exhibition at Tate and the significance of Mondrian's artistic evolution