Take one of the most basic elements, line or the movement of a point through space. Notice how these two pieces explore this concept so simply but beautifully. In the case of the second piece, the four individual line segments are almost exactly the same each time; the only changes are the color and subtle shifts in the path of the line.
(1889 –1943) was a Swiss artist, painter, sculptor, textile designer, furniture and interior designer, architect, and dancer. Despite being overlooked at the time of her death, she is now considered one of the most important artists of geometric abstraction of the 20th century. Critics have said that Taeuber's artworks are "joyous abstractions", created as part of the Dada movement and has been called "revolutionary for its influence challenging the established conventions of art by "playing with blocks and blobs of colour, moving them around randomly, letting patterns emerge by chance, in a kind of visual jazz."