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The power of line


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Presentation about Mondrian's works.

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The power of line

  1. 1. The power of line PIET MONDRIAN
  2. 2. Piet Mondrian was born in Holland in 1872. He was influenced by many artistic styles. Mondrian's first paintings were painted in a style similar to impressionism. The red tree, 1908
  3. 3. Then his style changed and he was interested in cubism. He moved to Paris and his paintings were more abstract. The flowering apple tree, 1912
  4. 4. When he returned home, Mondrian and some friends created a new art movement, De Stijl or neoplasticism. Composition I with red and blue, 1931
  5. 5. They painted with black straight lines, rectangles, squares and primary colours
  6. 6. Composition No. II,1920
  7. 7. Composition with red, yellow and blue, 1942
  8. 8. He was living in London. Composition London,1940
  9. 9. Trafalgar Square,1939
  10. 10. He lived in New York and the black lines were changed for crossed lines. New York city I
  11. 11. Broadway boogie-woogie,1942
  12. 12. Mondrian died in 1944 “All painting - the painting of the past as well as of the present - shows us that its essential plastic means we are only line and color. ” Piet Mondrian