Mondrian Paintings come from the career of famous Dutch painter, Piet Mondrian, who remains amongst the most significant Abstract artists from the early 20th century, at a time when these modern art movements were working art to receive academic acceptance.
It took innovative artists like Piet Mondrian to persuade the art world that these new art movements were of integrity and quality, and were also here to stay for years to come.
Mondrianpaintings.com will bring you the finest paintings to have come from Piet Mondrian's career as well as including information on the life of the artist too.
The Netherlands has an impressive history within art thanks in the main to the Dutch Golden Age which offered some of the finest landscape painting in the world, but Piet Mondrian came much later than this high point, and his style was clearly very different to other painters who had put Dutch art on the map.
Mondrian was typical of a modern artist, strong willed and confident that his own art movement would eventually make it into the mainstream as an accepted and respected art form.
Piet Mondrian paintings are fimrly in the realms of abstraction but it is important to remember that actually Mondrian covered various different styles in his early days as a young artist, before settling on a modern art style that he most preferred and would stick with for the rest of his career.
This path was similar to that of Spanish painter Joan Miro and Russian Wassily Kandinsky who also settled on abstract art after years of development in which they successfully incorporated several styles into their portfolio.
The National Gallery painting above was a popular composition using Piet Mondrian's usual choices of primary and secondary colours in simple but unusual matrixes which have become instantly recognisable as Mondrian.
In many examples from his career, the artist would use black lines to separate sections of colour within his composition, with reds, blues, yellows, whites and greys as his prefered colours for these objects, which would normally be squares.