Into the Word of Joan Miro

Into the world of Joan Miro

Into the World of Joan Miro

Joan Miro was a Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist born Barcelona

Spain. A museum dedicated to his work, “The Fundacio Joan Miro was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, as well as “Fundación Pilar I Joan Miró. Established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in

1981. Widely considered one of the leading Surrealists (though he was never officially part of the group), Joan Miró was also a pioneer of automatism a method of spontaneous drawing that attempted to express the inner workings of the human psyche. Miró used color and form in a symbolic manner, developing intricate compositions and a wandering linear style that combined abstract elements with recurring motifs such as birds, eyes, and the moon.

During his lifetime, Miró received the Grand Prize for Graphic Work at the 1954 Venice Biennale, exhibited at the first Documenta exhibition in 1955, and enjoyed multiple high-profile retrospectives. Today, Miró’s work which has sold for eight figures at auctions. His work can also be found in permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art. His public sculptures and murals are installed in cities around the world, including Milan, Paris, and Barcelona.

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Artworks that spark conversation

Litografia Original III - Joan Miro 1972

Lithograph on paper from Joan Miro Lithographies IV

Birth of a Star by Yaacov Agam 

Mixed media lithograph under a lenticular lens (Agamograph)

A Soft Place in my Heart by Pino

Giclée on paper and hand signed in ink 


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