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Art from Home: Stories of Cultural Connections

Louvre Abu Dhabi brings the museum to you by telling stories about the art works on loans from our partners and from our collection through video, audio and activities that can be downloaded for children

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Composition with Blue, Red, Yellow and Black

Piet Mondrian
France, Paris
1922
Oil on canvas
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2009.001|79.8 x 50 cm

This 1922 composition takes us right to the heart of Piet Mondrian’s radical aesthetic. In the 1920s, the Dutch painter developed an art based on elementary principles: straight lines, areas separated from each other, and the three primary colours (red, yellow, blue) and the two non-colours (black and white). By emancipating himself from the need to represent reality, Mondrian emerged as one of the pioneers of abstract art in the early 20th century.

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See the details and learn the stories of our masterpieces

VISUAL STORY

A visual demonstration.
Highlighting iconographic features of the masterpiece.

LISTEN

Hear about the story of Mondrian


ACTIVITiES

SIMPLE AND EASY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
Designed for children and families, download these interactive activities to enjoy from the comfort of your home

Mondrian Colouring Page
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