Victor Servranckx - Paul Delvaux - Yves Tanguy - Maruja Mallo - Salvador Dali - Jackson Pollock - Morris Louis - Ivan Eyre born Miro believed the colour to have an importance that other colours did not, and he associated it with a surreal, dream-like night. Inspired by cubism that was growing in popularity at the time, Miro combined his use of this colour with an inventive use of shapes and forms to create art that continues to be held in high regard today.
Joan Miro was already very popular at the point of painting this triptych which gave him the freedom to express his ideas and intentions without worrying about how it would be taken by the public.
Bleu II and its two companion paintings could be seen as summing up Joan Miro's work up until that point, with the themes found elsewhere coming to pass once again in these paintings without being a mindless repeat on a theme. The original cast dates back to , although this version was created in These two bright figures stand out in stark contrast to the metal and glass buildings around them, not just for their colour but also the organic feel of their form.
They appear to be playful and interactive, evocative of a freedom, simplicity and sensuality which stands opposed to the environment in which they find themselves. There is a center fold, as issued.
Signed in the plate, not by hand. Medium: original lithograph in 16 colors. Printed in by La Poligrafa and issued in an edition of Signed in the plate not by hand. Condition: there is some age-toning to the paper.
This striking Miro lithograph was executed especially for the cover of the scarce and lavishly-produced limited edition catalogue published in by the atelier Poligrafa of Barcelona, in conjunction with the prestigious Redfern Gallery of London. The project was done in homage to the earlier Redfern catalogues of the 's which are now very rare and with the same excellent technical quality. Medium: pochoir. There is a center fold, as originally issued.
Sheet size: 15 x 22 inches x mm ; with center fold and text on verso, as published. A richly inked impression. Medium: pochoir after the oil. Medium: pochoir on sandpaper after the oil on sandpaper. This unusual work is printed on actual sandpaper. Catalogue reference: M a. Executed in , printed by Mourlot and published in Paris by Maeght as the front cover of the Jacques Prevert catalogue.
Signed in the stone; not hand-signed. Condition: as this was the actual cover, there is some wear and soiling. Executed in , printed by Mourlot and published in Paris by Maeght as the back cover of the Jacques Prevert catalogue. Condition: as this was the actual cover, there is some wear. There is text on verso, as issued. Condition: minor creasing near the left edge of the sheet and some ink spatter near the top right apparently a printing defect.
Sheet size: 15 x 11 inches x mm ; with text on verso, as originally published. Retrieved Mar 6, Retrieved March 6, The Castellani Art Museum.The Red Sun is an oil painting produced in by Spanish painter Joan Miro. Several work were inspired by the theme and motif of this painting in late s. Joan Miro native place was Catalonia and the culture, art of this place was reflected in his paintings.