Pronunciation: (du stīl'), [key]
a school of art that was founded in the Netherlands in 1917, embraced painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, and the decorative arts, and was marked esp. by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry. Also,De Stijl'.
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