Also, the place where I took the above tree photos, T & A’s house, here is a little gift I gave them (below on the right) – a candle-holder bottle (made by a local artist) and it was in the style of Piet Mondrian’s early work.
Many of us know Mondrian for his grids, but he also made some trees during his years of painting. For example,
The Gray Tree (1912) shows Mondrian’s early shift toward abstraction and bringing in Cubist principles.
This next Mondrian work is the one the candle holder bottle reminded me of:
more of his work:
“Piet Mondrian was a famous abstract painter, born in the Netherlands in 1872. His most recognized works are abstract paintings of colored squares, rectangles, and thick black lines, some of which you’ll see farther down.
Of course Mondrian didn’t start out painting squares and rectangles—growing up during the tail end of Impressionism, Piet Mondrian’s first paintings were consistent with that time period, as well as the Post-impressionism/Expressionism of Van Gogh. Later on he formed a very distinct style all his own. In his early paintings, Mondrian showed several instances of a definite Post-impressionist, emotive use of color.
Eventually, Mondrian’s work was fully non-representational.” More info here
Do you like Mondrian’s art?
Here is an old post of mine where I shared about his art.
Wishing you a nice Sunday.