Joan Miró, ‘Astrologie II ’, 1960, Print, Lithograph in colours on watermarked Arches paper, ModernPrints.co.uk
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Joan Miró

Astrologie II , 1960

Lithograph in colours on watermarked Arches paper
15 7/10 × 11 2/5 in
40 × 29 cm
Edition of 100
.
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Location
Edinburgh
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There were around 1200 UNsigned impressions printed for the art review Derriere le Miroir dedicated …

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In good condition with strong, bright colours. Slightly irregular sheet size.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed Miro in pencil lower right
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Publisher
Maeght éditeur, Paris
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
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Joan Miró rejected the constraints of traditional painting, creating works “conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness,” as he once said. Widely considered one of the leading Surrealists, though never officially part of the group, Miró pioneered a wandering linear style of Automatism—a method of “random” drawing that attempted to express the inner workings of the human psyche. Miró used color and form in a symbolic rather than literal manner, his intricate compositions combining abstract elements with recurring motifs like birds, eyes, and the moon. “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music,” he said. While he prized artistic freedom, Miró revered art history, basing a series of works on the Dutch Baroque interiors of Hendrick Sorgh and Jan Steen. In turn, Miró has inspired many artists—significantly Arshile Gorky, whose bold linear abstractions proved a foundational influence on Abstract Expressionism.

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There were around 1200 UNsigned impressions printed for the art review Derriere le Miroir dedicated to Miró's works on the occasion of his 60th birthday, and an additional 100 signed and numbered impressions printed later in 1960 on paper with large margins, of which this is one. Published by Maeght éditeur, …

Medium
Condition
In good condition with strong, bright colours. Slightly irregular sheet size.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed Miro in pencil lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Maeght éditeur, Paris
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
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Joan Miró rejected the constraints of traditional painting, creating works “conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness,” as he once said. Widely considered one of the leading Surrealists, though never officially part of the group, Miró pioneered a wandering linear style of Automatism—a method of “random” drawing that attempted to express the inner workings of the human psyche. Miró used color and form in a symbolic rather than literal manner, his intricate compositions combining abstract elements with recurring motifs like birds, eyes, and the moon. “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music,” he said. While he prized artistic freedom, Miró revered art history, basing a series of works on the Dutch Baroque interiors of Hendrick Sorgh and Jan Steen. In turn, Miró has inspired many artists—significantly Arshile Gorky, whose bold linear abstractions proved a foundational influence on Abstract Expressionism.

Joan Miró

Astrologie II , 1960

Lithograph in colours on watermarked Arches paper
15 7/10 × 11 2/5 in
40 × 29 cm
Edition of 100
.
Sold
Location
Edinburgh
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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