Piet Mondriaan ((1872 – 1944) was a Dutch painter. Mondrian was a contributor to the De Stijl art movement and group, which was founded by Theo van Doesburg. He evolved a non-representational form which he termed neoplasticism. This consisted of white ground, upon which he painted a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the three primary colors.
Paul Klee (1879 – 1940) was a Swiss-German painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually deeply explored color theory.
Deuchars attended Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 1983-1987 where she obtained a first class BA Honours in illustration printmaking. In 1987 she was accepted to the Royal College of Art where she studied communication, art and design. In 1989 she received an MA with distinction.
Joan Miró (1893 – 1983) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, andceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in 1981.
Jivya Soma Mashe
Jivya Soma Mashe (born 1934) is an artist of the Maharashtra state in India, who popularised the Warli tribal art form. Mashe was born in Dhamangaon village in Talasari taluka of Thane district of Maharashtra.
Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956) was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety; he was a major artist of his generation.
Henri Matisse (1869 – 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter.
Hannah Höch was born in Gotha, Germany. In 1912 she began classes at the School of Applied Arts in Berlin under the guidance of glass designer Harold Bergen. She chose the curriculum glass design and graphic arts, rather than fine arts, to please her father.
Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859 – 1891) was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism.