B(A painter): The search for the expression of vastness led to the search for the greatest tension:
the straight line; because all curvature resolves into the straight, no place remains for the curved.
Piet Mondriaan (1872-1944)Dialogue on the new plastic
Harrison, Charles and Paul Wood, eds, Art in Theory, 1900-200: An Anthology of Changing Ideas. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.