Theo van Doesburg Dancers (right) Custom Rug
What sets our rugs apart is that they are the utmost respectful and truthful handcrafted translation of the masterpiece artworks they are based on.
This rug captures the details and character of the original painting by Theo van Doesburg, making your rug a stunning work of art in its own right.
Order this artwork as a single peace or with its complementing rug partner Dancers (dancer on the left).
- Technique options:
- Tibetan handknotted in 150 knots per square inch.
- Material: New Zealand wool.
- Other options, included in the price: Semi-worsted wool, Linen and Tencel™.
- Other options, not included in the price: Mohair, Silk. Please contact us if you are interested.
- We are always happy to advise the ideal material for your particular lifestyle and home settings.
- Delivery time: estimated 10-12 weeks. It will depend on factors such as the chosen technique and preferred rug size.
Numbered limited edition of maximum 100 fine handmade rugs based on this art piece. Each rug comes with a numbered label with the artist’s signature image.
For environmental reasons and to provide our full bespoke service, our rugs are always made to order. Your rug is even more exclusive than a limited edition; it is a unique masterpiece of handcraft realized completely for you only.
About the artist: Theo van Doesburg
“Art as language….in the future there will only be art. This common language will carry the message of love.”
Theo van Doesburg
Theo van Doesburg (1883-1931) was a Dutch artist and designer who was a key figure in the development of the De Stijl art movement. Van Doesburg’s signature style is characterized by the use of geometric shapes and primary colors, which he combined to create a distinctive visual vocabulary that greatly influenced modern art and design.
His early work is in line with the Amsterdam Impressionists and influenced by Vincent van Gogh. However, after reading Wassily Kandinsky’s Rückblicke, he became strongly interested in the more spiritual level in painting that originates from the mind rather than from everyday life, and in abstraction as its logical expression.
He co-founded De Stijl with Piet Mondrian and was the leader of the movement. In 1922, he moved to Weimar to spread the influence of the movement through Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus School. During his career, Van Doesburg collaborated with Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Hans Arp, El Lissitzky and Kurt Schwitters and kept a link with the Dada movement.
According to art critic Clement Greenberg, “Van Doesburg is a key figure in the history of modern art, who pushed the boundaries of abstraction and helped to establish a new visual language.” His work has since been recognized across the globe and is considered a testament to the power of simplicity in art.
Museum curator Jennifer Mundy has noted that Van Doesburg’s art is about “the transformation of individual parts into a unified whole.” His work was designed to engage the viewer and create a sense of harmony and balance. By combining basic shapes and colors, Van Doesburg was able to create art that was both striking and accessible.
Theo van Doesburg’s art can be found in several museums and galleries across the world, such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
Now, it can be found in your home too, translated into a refined handmade rug from your favorite Van Doesburg painting.
Disclaimer: Please note that the sizes are not exact to the centimetre and there is always a 3% variation margin in sizes and colours, due to the completely handmade process and natural materials.
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