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Broadway Boogie Woogie | Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian is known for being one of the pioneers of 20th-century abstract art, as he changed his artistic direction from figurative painting to an increasingly abstract style, until he reached a point where his paintings were simple geometric shapes. Broadway Boogie Woogie is a painting by Piet Mondrian completed in 1943, after he had moved to New York in 1940. Compared to his earlier work, the canvas is divided into a much larger number of squares. Although he spent most of his career creating abstract work, this painting is inspired by clear real-world examples: the city grid of Manhattan, and the Broadway boogie woogie, a type of music Mondrian loved. Tap add and using the drawing and shapes tools create your own BOOGIE WOOGIE PICTURE. You may be inspired by your school or the streets where you live. You can look at Google Maps to get an idea of the street shapes. REMEMBER TO: - Use only PRIMARY COLOURS of RED, YELLOW AND BLUE - Use squares and rectangles Tap check when you have completed your digital artwork.

8th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, Art
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