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Piet Mondrian Dab and Dot Art Project

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Piet Mondrian Dab and Dot Art Project

Piet Mondrian was an important and influential abstract painter.  But did you know his early work was mostly realistic paintings, often of trees and flowers? He developed his abstract style over the years and his artwork became increasingly simplified until there were no recognizable objects in his art, only shapes and colors. His art was influenced by the Cubists. After seeing an art exhibition by Picasso and Braque, he started making his own geometric abstract paintings. In his later art, he began using only the primary colors (red, yellow and blue), black and white.  He wanted to use only pure...

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