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(CNN)   Remember that awesome abstract painting by Piet Mondrian that hangs on the wall of Lt Cmd Data's quarters in ST:TNG? You have a chance to be a prior owner when it goes to auction in November   (cnn.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Cubism, Pablo Picasso, History of painting, De Stijl, Fauvism, Georges Braque, Western painting, Piet Mondrian's signature  
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2022-10-07 11:04:16 AM  
7 votes:
very clever headline subby
 
2022-10-07 11:30:12 AM  
6 votes:
Subby here: yes, I know the painting in Data's quarters is "Tableau I" (seen here) and the canon is that Data painted it himself "in the style of Mondrian". It's still awesome.

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2022-10-07 1:01:05 PM  
5 votes:
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2022-10-07 11:33:04 AM  
4 votes:
Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent did a series of Mondrian dresses in 1965:

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2022-10-07 11:32:24 AM  
3 votes:
Looks like some wallpaper you'd put in a Chucky Cheese.
 
2022-10-07 1:17:43 PM  
2 votes:

mrmopar5287: Subby here: yes, I know the painting in Data's quarters is "Tableau I" (seen here) and the canon is that Data painted it himself "in the style of Mondrian". It's still awesome.

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Really, what's the difference between the two?  The perceived genius is in the design, not the execution.  I could probably duplicate the painting with some stencils.
 
2022-10-07 9:24:31 AM  
1 vote:
I really only like the blue part.  How much to just cut that piece off and buy that?
 
2022-10-07 11:28:41 AM  
1 vote:
Oh that.  Not impressed.
 
2022-10-07 2:42:54 PM  
1 vote:
Mondrian did get a little more creative later on.  Here's his Broadway Boogie Woogie from 1943:

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2022-10-07 4:03:22 PM  
1 vote:

Bondith: Actually, if you look at who among the senior staff doesn't get windows, it's the robot, the alien and the blind guy.


Because it's all the same set LMAO
 
2022-10-07 10:56:13 PM  
1 vote:
"shiat anyone can do in Photoshop in 30 seconds"  is somehow art. Must have been nice to be the first and make millions.
 
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