Mondrian is another of my favourites and this piece in particular. It's so simple but has influenced generations of artists in all fields and there is something visually beautiful and captivating in its simplicity.
Art Print Mondrian Composition Black Lines 1917 Abstract De Stijl Dutch Painting
"Nature (or, that which I see) inspires me, puts me, as with any painter, in an emotional state so that an urge comes about to make something, but I want to come as close as possible to the truth and abstract everything from that, until I reach the foundation (still just an external foundation!) of things… " De Stijl Movement: Piet Mondrian
Piet Mondrian- Self Portrait, 1900, "Vertical and horizontal lines are the expression of two opposing forces; they exist everywhere and dominate everything; their reciprocal action constitutes ‘life’."