Joan Miró, ‘“Ceramique” from ‘Ceramiques de Miro et Artigas’’, 1974, Print, Lithograph, Leviton Fine Art
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“Ceramique” from ‘Ceramiques de Miro et Artigas’, 1974

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21 1/2 × 30 in
54.6 × 76.2 cm
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Joan Miro (1893 – 1983, Spanish) “Ceramique” from ‘Ceramiques de Miro et Artigas’ (1974) Original …

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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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Joan Miro (1893 – 1983, Spanish) “Ceramique” from ‘Ceramiques de Miro et Artigas’ (1974) Original limited-edition color lithograph on Arches paper; hand signed in pencil in the lower right and designated EA in the lower left, aside from the small edition of 50 Impressions. (EA stands for épreuve d'artist or …

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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

“Ceramique” from ‘Ceramiques de Miro et Artigas’, 1974

Lithograph
21 1/2 × 30 in
54.6 × 76.2 cm
.
Sold
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