For anyone wanting to explore the visual legacy of the artist who declared he wanted to "assassinate painting," this vividly illustrated book is the perfect guide.
Joan Miró (1893–1983) was an immensely popular Surrealist whose work is celebrated for its bright colors and graphic strength. In Miró, author Iria Candela takes you on a fascinating journey through his life and career, exploring the complex roots and darker shades underlying the evolution of his work — from the culture of his Catalan homeland to his exposure to the Parisian
Alongside Miró's paintings, the author studies his sculpture, prints, and murals, quoting from the artist's own revealing statements.
The book includes 60
Iria Candela is an Assistant Curator at Tate Modern.
Author — Iria Candela.
Paperback. 80 pages.