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Joan Miró

Rare, Surrealist "the Dream" Vintage Tapestry Rug Joan Miro, 1960-1969

Wool
81 × 60 in
205.7 × 152.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$12,500
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Back with woven signature J MIRO (Spanish Surrealist)
Knotted wool tapestry. 1964

Born in Barcelona, …

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Back with woven signature J MIRO (Spanish Surrealist)
Knotted wool tapestry. 1964

Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1893, He mixed popular, vanguard, and folk art forms, splicing together previously unattached traditions. He went to art school in Barcelona w here he w as introduced to French Romantic and social Realist art, …

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Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Condition
Mild wear as expected for use and age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
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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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About the work
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Back with woven signature J MIRO (Spanish Surrealist)
Knotted wool tapestry. 1964

Born in Barcelona, …

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Back with woven signature J MIRO (Spanish Surrealist)
Knotted wool tapestry. 1964

Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1893, He mixed popular, vanguard, and folk art forms, splicing together previously unattached traditions. He went to art school in Barcelona w here he w as introduced to French Romantic and social Realist art, …

Read more
Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Condition
Mild wear as expected for use and age
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
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

Rare, Surrealist "the Dream" Vintage Tapestry Rug Joan Miro, 1960-1969

Wool
81 × 60 in
205.7 × 152.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$12,500
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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