Mondrian's Dutch period was characterized by hard work to earn a living.
On November 28, 1910, together with Spoor, Toorop and Kickert, he founded the Moderne Kunstkring, an artists' association for progressive Dutch artists. They wanted to turn the Modern Art Circle into an Amsterdam international salon.
In June 1911 Mondrian was in Paris, where he was first confronted with Cubism. In October 1911, the first exhibition of the Modern Art Circle took place in the Stedelijk Museum, in which Mondriaan took part with six paintings.Read more Read less