Pieter Cornelis “Piet” Mondriaan, after 1906 Mondrian
March 7, 1872 – February 1, 1944) was a Dutch painter.
He was an important contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed Neo-Plasticism. This consisted of white ground, upon which was painted a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the three primary colors.
Quick introductory video http://youtu.be/ZSO8qA-xqOA and for more Piet inspiration visit http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/mondrian_piet.html
For this lesson :
- Students will use the element of line to create a composition.
- Students will apply a an art technique to create a composition.
- Students will identify the historical influence on a particular visual art movement.
- Students will learn the relationship between art and the environment.
- Students will create art with a specific intent.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of a variety of art mediums and methods — effectively use the elements and principles of design to create a non-objective composition.