Pieter "Piet" Cornelis Mondriaan was born on 7 Mar. 1872 Amersfoort, Netherlands. He died on 1 Feb. 1944 (aged 71) in Manhattan, NY. He moved to Paris in 1911 where he changed his name to Mondrian. He was heavily influenced during this time by Picasso and Georges Braque. He spent WWI in the Netherlands but returned to Paris in 1919 where he remained until 1938 when he moved to London to escape the advance of fascism. He moved to Manhattan, NY in 1940 where he remained until his death.
Wild at Heart - "This is my contribution to the Wild at Heart: Keep Wildlife in the Wild show that is going to be in the great Thinkspace gallery in Culver City Los Angeles. I chose the Sunbear as my endangered species. These are beautiful little bears with a very distinctive crest on there chest. There is more about them here on the National Geographic site". - Guy Mckinley