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Joan Miró

Original Lithograph "Abstract Composition VII" by Joan Miro, 1981

Rives Vellum
13 × 10 in
33 × 25.5 cm
Edition of 5000
€1,300
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Galerie Philia

Artist : Miró Joan Title : Abstract Composition Year : 1981 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 5000 …

Artist : Miró Joan Title : Abstract Composition Year : 1981 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 5000 Medium : Rives Vellum Source : Miro Lithographe V Reference : Mourlot 1256

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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, ‘Original Lithograph "Abstract Composition VII" by Joan Miro’, 1981, Galerie Philia
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Artist : Miró Joan Title : Abstract Composition Year : 1981 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 5000 …

Artist : Miró Joan Title : Abstract Composition Year : 1981 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 5000 Medium : Rives Vellum Source : Miro Lithographe V Reference : Mourlot 1256

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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

Original Lithograph "Abstract Composition VII" by Joan Miro, 1981

Rives Vellum
13 × 10 in
33 × 25.5 cm
Edition of 5000
€1,300
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