Piet Mondrian

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From Wikipedia:

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.


High school student example of lesson

High school student example of lesson

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