Joan Miro was a Spanish painter and sculptor, born in Barcelona. His art movements included Surrealism, Dada, Personal and Experimental. Miro had an illustrious art career, with many famous paintings that could be included here. However, in order to keep the article concise, it is abbreviated to just Miro’s best oil paintings. and art prints
The Tilled Field, was Miro’s first Surrealist masterpiece and used a series of objects in a busy, complex layout similar in some senses to some works by Wassily Kandinsky. Miro represented Spain in The Homage to Surrealism exhibition alongside Salvador Dali, Enrique Tabara and Eugenio Granell. Miro also created a sculpture set with accompanying ceramics for the garden of the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.
Miro’s tapestry for the World Trade Center in New York City was one of the most expensive items lost during the terrorist destruction 30 years later. It had been on display in this iconic building for many years and represented Miro’s best work in the field of crafts. Despite this, Miro’s art remains in prominent places all around the world, including US and Spain, with some Miro-inspired architecture on show in Barcelona, his hometown.
Joan Miro’s art is known to have influenced many abstract and surrealist artists including American Arshile Gorky. The quality and success of Joan Miro’s painting is shown in the fact that he remains popular even today, particularly throughout Spain and the rest of western Europe. Alongside Miro’s traditional paintings, he wrote several successful books and also gained success with large murals and glass sculptures. Feel free to use the resources below to discover even more about this famous Spanish abstract artist.