Really interesting exploration of the life of Piet Mondrian from Mrs Wellthisiswhatithink who noticed that some of her original glassworks resemble his early 20th century art, so she named them after him 🙂

Jenie Yolland Glass Artist

I made this piece of glass and was told it was just like a work by Piet Mondrian…so here is a brief snapshot about who Piet Mondrian was, I do hope you enjoy finding out about him.   I am now on a quest to make many more vibrant works that remind us of him and his philosophy.

The artistic philosophy of the De Stijl movment that formed the basis of the group’s work is known as neoplasticism (the new plastic art or the Nieuwe Beelding in Dutch),  Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) was one of the group’s principal members.

Piet Mondriaan's birthplace in Amersfoort. Piet Mondriaan’s birthplace in Amersfoort

Piet Mondrian was born in Amersfoort in the Netherlands.

His father Pieter Cornelius Mondriaan, was Head Teacher at the local primary school and also a qualified drawing teacher & with his uncle Fritz Mondriaan (a pupil of the Hague School) they both took young Piet to paint and…

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