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

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