César Domela, painter, born in Amsterdam 1900. A Self taught artist, he exhibited in the novembergruppe ,in Berlin in 1923 and became friends with Mondrian in Paris in 1924. César Domela became a member of the de stijil movement but lived in Berlin between the years 1927 to 1933. He had an exhibition at the Galerié Pierre in 1934. He became the co-editor of La revue Plastique with the Arps in 1937 . Domela left Berlin with the rise of Hitler and settled in Paris, After the war he exhibited in Peintures Abstraites, the first abstract show in 1944. He was a founder member of centre de recherché in 1946.He travelled to London, Amsterdam, Stockholm and Brazil.