The Story Of Piet Mondrian

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You can't talk about abstract style without talking about Piet Mondrian, he was the painter who made a name for himself in the art industry. 

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He is one of the pioneer of 20th-century modern abstract style.

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He was born on 7 March 1872 to a middle-class family in Amersfoort, Netherlands.

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He grew up in a creative environment, his father was a headmaster and draftsman at a local primary school.

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Piet started his career as a teacher and then started to work on Realism art.

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In 1912, he was influenced by cubist artists such as Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and Theo van Doesburg.

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Later, he changed his figurative art style into abstract style.

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Also, he changed his name from Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan to Mondrian during the period.

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One of his inspiring quotes is "It is not important to make many pictures but that I have one picture right."

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Recently, one of his most famous art "New York City I" brought him to limelight which has been hanging upside-down for 75 years at the German museum.

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