Non Objective Art, Impressionism and American Art

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NON OBJECTIVE ART
Composition with red, yellow and blue, composed by Piet Mondrian from 1937-1942 

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:
* The art movement that Composition with red, yellow and blue was created in was Surrealism.  * After returning to Holland in 1914, Mondrian was fascinated by abstract paintings. * With the war outbreak in Holland, Mondrian was forced to stay in Holland, where in 1916-1917, he helped form the Neo-Plasticism movement. Neo-plasticism impacted and brought out the best in a number of people, where it broke down the forms of nature, reducing the form to a pure, abstract design.  SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ART WORLD:

* Mondrian attempted to represent the world through vertical and horizontal lines which to him represented the two opposing forces: the positive and the negative, the masculine and the feminine, the dynamic and the static. * possesses a sense of simplicity whilst simultaneously comprises of complexity

TRIVIA:
* Mondrian has used oil on canvas as his materials and has created the artwork to a size of 72.7 cm by 69.2 cm.  * Composition with red, yellow and blue is currently located at the Tate Gallery. * Mondrian painted for thirty years and never made a curved line.

http://pto.hawthorn73.org/downloads/PTO_Art_Adventure_Grade4_Lesson1.pdf http://www.markedbyteachers.com/gcse/art/composition-with-red-yellow-and-blue-composed-by-piet-mondrian-from-1937-1942-possesses-a-sense-of-simplicity-whilst-simultaneously-comprises-of-complexity.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piet_Mondrian

IMPRESSIONISM

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:
* Claude Monet worked on WaterlilyPond from 1904 to 1905. * In 1883 Monet moved from the north-west of Paris to Giverny where he lived until his death. Adjacent to his property was a small pond which he acquired in 1893, where he created a water garden with an arched bridge in the Japanese style. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ARTWORK:

* The meaning of the painting is to inspire nature and...
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