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Lot 11

Joan Miró

Maravillas con Variaciones Acrósticas en El Jardín de Miró 14

Chromolithograph
49 × 35 cm (19.3 × 13.8 inch)

Sold for €400

ADDITIONAL INFO

Artwork description

Signed bottom right, in plate, Miró

Lot Notes

This work is no. 14 of a series of 20 lithographs by Joan Miró to illustrate the book Maravillas con Variaciones Acrósticas en El Jardín de Miró (Wonders with Acrostic Variations in Miro 's Garden) by Rafael Alberti.

Using playful and joyful colours, Joan Miró creates a sandbox for all the possibilities one's subconsciousness can exploit.

Catalogue raisonné: Cramer 1066

ARTIST RESUME

Joan Miró

Barcelona, Spain, 1893 - Palma, Majorca, Spain, 1983

Exhibitions:

Solo (Selection)
  • 2011 - "Miro", Tate Modern, London, UK (International)
  • 1983 - "Joan Miró: A Ninetieth-Birthday Tribute", Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (International)
  • 1983 - "Joan Miró: 1920s. Mutation of Reality", Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain (National)
  • 1978 - Retrospective Exhibition, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, organised in conjunction with the Fundació Joan Miró, Spain (National)
  • 1969 - "Miró otro", College of Architects, Barcelona, Spain (National)
  • 1968 - Retrospective Exhibition, Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu, Barcelona, Spain (National)
  • 1966 - Retrospective Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (International)
  • 1932 - Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, USA (International)

Awards:

  • The Gold Medal for Fine Arts, awarded by King Juan Carlos , 1980
  • Honorary doctorate, awarded by Barcelona University, 1979
  • Honorary doctorate, awarded by Harvard University, 1968
  • Carnegie International Grand Prize for painting, 1967
  • Guggenheim International Award, 1958

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