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Joan Miró, ‘Composition III, from: Rockets | Composition III, from: Fusées’, 1959, Gilden's Art Gallery
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Joan Miró

Composition III, from: Rockets | Composition III, from: Fusées, 1959

Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper
10 4/5 × 14 3/5 in
27.5 × 37.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,000
Location
London
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Gilden's Art Gallery
London

JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)

Title: Composition III, from: Rockets | …

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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, ‘Composition III, from: Rockets | Composition III, from: Fusées’, 1959, Gilden's Art Gallery
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Gilden's Art Gallery
London

JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)

Title: Composition III, from: Rockets | Composition III, from: Fusées, 1959

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 27.5 x 37.2 cm. / 10.8 x 14.7 in.
Image size: 12.8 x 18 cm. / 5 x 7 in.

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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

Composition III, from: Rockets | Composition III, from: Fusées, 1959

Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper
10 4/5 × 14 3/5 in
27.5 × 37.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,000
Location
London
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