William Bennett Gallery
Joan Miró
Joan Miró
(1893 - 1983)

Spanish painter.

Joan Miró's colorful art veers toward abstraction but always maintains a connection to nature, humanity and the cosmos.     

His work had a surrealist tendency such that the realms of the memory and imaginative fantasy were twin poles around which Miró's art has evolved.

It was through his relationships with Surrealists poets and painters in Paris in the 1920s that Miró developed a visual language of signs. His highly detailed paintings offered a new system of symbols in the form of curvilinear lines...

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Miro - Frontispiece: Naissance d'Ubu

Frontispiece: Naissance d'Ubu

Miro - Le banquet

Le banquet

Miro - Chez le Roi de Pologne

Chez le Roi de Pologne


Miro - La revue

La revue


Miro - Le massacre du Roi de Pologne

Le massacre du Roi de Pologne


Miro - Bougrelas et sa mère

Bougrelas et sa mère


Miro - Les Nobles à la trappe

Les Nobles à la trappe


Miro - Chez le Tsar

Chez le Tsar

Ubu Roi (King Ubu),written by Alfred Jarry was premiered in 1896, and was widely embraced by the Absurdist, Dada and Surrealist art movements. The suite consists of 13 lithographs and is one of the most sought after works by Miró.

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