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Joan Miro

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1: For my dearly beloved friend- Lance Buchanan

2: April 20,1893 Barcelona | Joan Miro was born of a watchmaking father and a goldsmith mother. By this he was exposed to the arts at a very young age. There have been some drawings recovered from him when he was 8 years old. Miro enrolled in school at the School of Industrial and Fine Arts in Barcelona for 9 years. He was taught by Modest Urgell and Josep Pascó.

3: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Copa del mundo Espana, 1982 Lithograph on Arches paper, 95cm x 60cm

4: 1911 Typhoid Fever | After overcoming a serious case of the typhoid fever. Miro decided to devote his life entirely to painting by attending the school of art taught by Francesc Galí.

5: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Self-Portrait, 1917 Oil on canvas, 61cm x 50cm Private Collection

6: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 The Nightingale's Song at Midnight and the Morning Rain, 1940 Gouache and terpentine paint on paper, 38cm x 46cm Perls Galleries New York, NY, USA

7: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Drawing-collage with a Hat, 1933 pencils & collage on paper, 106.7 x 69.9cm Private Collection

9: His first trip to Paris in 1921 introduced him to and developed his trend of surrealist painting. Surrealism works features the element of surprise and unexpected juxtapositions. | Surrealsim | Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Rope & People 1, 1935 Oil and rope on cardboard, stuck to a wooden board 104.7 x 74.6cm The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA

10: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Harlequin's Carnival 1924-25 Oil on Canvas 66 x 93cm Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA

11: In 1929, Joan Miro began to take interest in the object as such, in the form of collages. | Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Landscape 1924-25 Oil on Canvas 47 x 45cm Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

12: The practice of surrealist paintings carried over into the making of his surrealist sculptures. | Sculptures

13: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Dona i Ocell, 1982 Concrete and covered in ceramic tiles, 22m high Parc Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain

14: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Personage & Birds, 1982 Painted Bronze JP Morgan chase Tower

15: Joan Miro (Hispanic) 1893-1983 Lunar Bird, 1944-46 Enlarged and cast in bronze in 1966-67 Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

16: “The simplest things give me ideas.” - Joan Miro

17: The end of the 60's marked the final period until his death. During this time, he concentrated more and more on monumental and public works. | The End

18: Works Cited | http://joanmiro.com/ | http://www.abcgallery.com/M/miro/miro.html | http://www.joan-miro.info/painting.php?sort=year

19: You will be missed - Mrs. Williams "About five"


22: I will love you forever

23: true | Love

24: "A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you."

25: Our journey begins...

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