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Joan Miró

Maravillas con Variaciones Acrosticas en el Jardin de Miro, Number 18, 1975

Lithograph
27 × 21 in
68.6 × 53.3 cm
Edition of 1500
This is an editioned multiple.
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Long Island City
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Joan Miró—the Surrealist famous for his biomorphic and abstract paintings—was also a prolific …

Joan Miró—the Surrealist famous for his biomorphic and abstract paintings—was also a prolific printmaker, creating over 1,000 lithographs over the course of his career. Indeed, Miró’s first prints were lithographs, a printmaking method that enables artists to draw directly on a stone slab or metal plate. Created in …

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Published by: Poligrafa editeur et imprimeur, Barcelona, 1971
Printed by: La Poligrafa, s a …

Published by: Poligrafa editeur et imprimeur, Barcelona, 1971
Printed by: La Poligrafa, s a Barcelona, Spain

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed in the plate
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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, ‘Maravillas con Variaciones Acrosticas en el Jardin de Miro, Number 18’, 1975, RoGallery
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Joan Miró—the Surrealist famous for his biomorphic and abstract paintings—was also a prolific …

Joan Miró—the Surrealist famous for his biomorphic and abstract paintings—was also a prolific printmaker, creating over 1,000 lithographs over the course of his career. Indeed, Miró’s first prints were lithographs, a printmaking method that enables artists to draw directly on a stone slab or metal plate. Created in …

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Long Island City
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Published by: Poligrafa editeur et imprimeur, Barcelona, 1971
Printed by: La Poligrafa, s a …

Published by: Poligrafa editeur et imprimeur, Barcelona, 1971
Printed by: La Poligrafa, s a Barcelona, Spain

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed in the plate
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
Follow

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

Maravillas con Variaciones Acrosticas en el Jardin de Miro, Number 18, 1975

Lithograph
27 × 21 in
68.6 × 53.3 cm
Edition of 1500
This is an editioned multiple.
Sold
Location
Long Island City
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