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Famous Piet Mondrian Paintings

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List of famous Piet Mondrian paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Piet Mondrian has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Piet Mondrian paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Piet Mondrian created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Piet Mondrian paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

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    Broadway Boogie-Woogie is a painting by Piet Mondrian completed in 1943, shortly after he 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 music to which Mondrian loved to dance. The painting was bought by the Brazilian sculptor Maria Martins for the price of $800 at the Valentine Gallery in New York City, after Martins and Mondrian both exhibited there in 1943. Martins later donated the painting to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City....  more
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    • Gray Tree is an oil painting by Piet Mondrian. This painting was made in 1911 on canvas on a board measuring 78.5 × 107.5 cm. It is exhibited at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague. The work came at a time when Mondrian was beginning to experiment with Cubism: its foreground and background elements seem to intermingle, and the palette is very restricted. The tree is subtly oval in form, following another Cubist practice seen in works by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Mondrian's oval became explicit, framing the work, in paintings that followed over the next three or four years. Apple Tree in Flower, also from 1912, is a similarly sized composition. Though the outline of the "apple tree"...  more
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