Happy Birthday Mondrian! Dutch painter who reflects the consciousness of his countrymen. His attention to detail and simplification is extraordinary.

The Illustrators Journal

Mondrian is one of those Dutch painter who reflects the consciousness of his countrymen. His attention to detail and simplification is extraordinary. He was extremely versatile and could paint in various styles. In his search for the essence of color and form he created the work we know him for today which is exact and clear. When I look at his work I feel like I’m peering into a microscope to get to the essence of a painting.

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.
Mondrian was born…

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