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  • Artists Project: Piet Mondrian Molly Harrington 6/7/10 Mrs. Tang 8 th Grade English Piet Mondrian
  • Vital Statistics
    • Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan
    • Piet Mondrian
    • Male
    • Born March 7, 1872
    • Died January 1, 1944
    • Died of pneumonia
    • From Holland/Netherlands
    • Dutch
    Piet Mondrian
  • Personal Background
    • Father was an amateur artist
    • Uncle was a professional artist
    • They taught him with the retired art teacher, Baet van Ueberfeldt
    • Father wanted him to be a teacher
    • Became an artist instead
    Piet Mondrian
  • Key Historical Events
    • World War I began in 1914
    • Had to move back to Amsterdam and stay there for the next 4 years
    • All his work was in Paris but he couldn’t go back there
    Piet Mondrian
  • Influence of the Art World
    • Influenced by De Stijl magazine
    • Mondrian's Neo-Plasticism is similar to artwork in this magazine
    • Cubism inspired Mondrian to create more abstract art
    • He did more art with shapes and straight lines after that
    Piet Mondrian
  • Influence on the Art World
    • Mondrian created Neo-Plasticism
    • Was regarded even while he was still alive as the founder of the most modern art
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  • Stylistic Traits
    • Use of Primary Colors
    • Black lines as borders of shapes
    • Geometric shapes
    • Fading toward the edges
    • Unmixed colors
    • Random placing
    • Messy strokes
    • Tilted canvas
    Piet Mondrian
  • Stylistic Traits Example Art Composition in Line and Color 1913
    • Black lines bordering shapes
    • Geometric shapes
    • Fading toward the edges
    • Random placing of lines
    • Medium: oil paint on canvas
  • Stylistic Traits Example Art Composition Trees II 1912-1913
    • Black lines bordering shapes
    • Unmixed colors
    • Fading towards the edges
    • Random placing of lines
    • Geometric shapes
    • Messy strokes
    • Medium: oil paint on canvas
  • Stylistic Traits Example Art Still Life With Gingerpot II 1912
    • Black lines bordering shapes
    • Messy strokes
    • Geometric shapes
    • Fading at edges
    • Medium: oil paint on canvas
  • Stylistic Traits Example Art Lozenge Composition with Red, Gray, Blue, Yellow, and Black 1924-1925
    • Use of primary colors
    • Black lines bordering shapes
    • Geometric shapes
    • Tilted canvas
    • Medium: oil paint on canvas
  • Stylistic Traits My Original Art
    • Use of primary colors
    • Black lines bordering shapes
    • Geometric shapes
    • Tilted canvas
    • Medium: acrylics on canvas
    Lozenge Composition with Black Lines and Red, Blue, Yellow, and White 2010
  • Conclusion Connection Between Mondrian and I
    • I used black lines like Mondrian to outline the shapes
    • I used unmixed colors
    • In my painting I have geometric shapes
    • I hung my painting on its point
    Piet Mondrian
  • What I’ve Learned
    • Mondrian’s paintings are very simple
    • However they take time to plan out and create
    • Mondrian used tape
    • Takes time to make perfect
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  • Most Challenging/Interesting Part
    • I had to figure out the right design
    • I had to know what I was going to paint what
    • I taped places where the black would go but the lines still weren’t perfect
    • I had to try not to get paint on the edge of the canvas
    Piet Mondrian
  • Principal Strength
    • The colors are bright
    • They are simple and clean
    Piet Mondrian
  • Principal Weakness
    • There is a little too much black
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  • Thanks, Questions? Piet Mondrian