Paulo and Mondrian

00:01:59 473 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Paulo the Parrot lives in the museum and often goes exploring. This time he meets a painting by Mondrian, full of colours, shapes and lines. What happens if a line is moved?
Piet Mondrian

Artist Piet Mondrian, original name Pieter Cornelis Mondriaan (NL,1872—USA 1944) was an important leader in the development of modern abstract art and a major exponent of the Dutch abstract art movement known as De Stijl (“The Style”).

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This video was made by pupils in years 1 and 2 (aged 4-6). The video can be used to prepare for a museum visit and the content ties in with Paulo the Parrot’s museum lesson.

The video was made as part of the Boijmans Language and Numeracy Programme.

Video credits

Concept and production: Studio Pupil

Made possible by: Mondriaan Fonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Zuid-Holland, Gijselaar-Hintzenfonds

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