Joan Miró, ‘Mirò Album 19 (Catalogo dell’esposizione alla sala Gaspar di Barcellona)’, 1963, Wallector
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Joan Miró

Mirò Album 19 (Catalogo dell’esposizione alla sala Gaspar di Barcellona), 1963

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11 9/10 × 9 1/10 × 1/5 in
30.3 × 23 × 0.5 cm
.
€3,700
Location
Only Exhibition
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Wallector
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Original editorial cover on paper, with a lithograph by Mirò as well. Text by Joan Pervetto. Copies …

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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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Original editorial cover on paper, with a lithograph by Mirò as well. Text by Joan Pervetto. Copies including 4 original lithographs.
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Format: In-4°

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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

Mirò Album 19 (Catalogo dell’esposizione alla sala Gaspar di Barcellona), 1963

Book
11 9/10 × 9 1/10 × 1/5 in
30.3 × 23 × 0.5 cm
.
€3,700
Location
Only Exhibition
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