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Basic Data

  • Born: 20 April 1893
  • Place of birth: Barcelona, Spain
  • Died on: 25 December 1983
  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Similar artists: Salvador Dali, Antoni Tapies
  • Era: Modern art
  • Stylistic direction: Surrealism, cubism, dadaism

 

Collections

Argentina

 

Brazil

 

Germany

 

England

 

France

 

Japan

 

Austria

 

Portugal

 

Switzerland

 

Spain

 

Czech Republic

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 24.08.2019 - 24.11.2019 Joan Miró - Skulpturen 1970-82 - Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal.
  • 12.12.2018 - 03.03.2019 Joan Miró and the Death of Painting - Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto.
  • 15.07.2018 - 16.09.2018 Joan Miró – Poetische Welten -  Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde.
  • 23.02.2018 - 27.04.2018 Spanish Still Life - BOZAR - Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels.
  • 15.10.2017 - 21.01.2018 Resident Alien. The Marin Karmitz Collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris.
  • 03.09.2017 - 28.01.2018 MIRÓ – Welt der Monster - Max Ernst Museum Brühl.
  • 15.10.2016 - 22.01.2017 From Rodin to Bourgeois: Sculpture in the 20th century - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag & GEM-Museum for Contemporary Art.
  • 14.10.2016 - 15.01.2017 Listening with the Eyes: Sound Art in Spain (1961–2016) - Fundacion Juan March, Madrid.
  • 07.10.2016 - 22.01.2017 Dalí, Ernst, Miró, Magritte ... - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg.
  • 12.09.2014 - 11.01.2015 Miro. Von der Erde zum Himmel - Albertina, Vienna.
  • 03.11.2013 - 02.03.2014 The Surrealists: Works from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.
  • 30.10.2013 - 03.03.2014 Surrealism and the object - Centre Pompidou, Paris.

 

Awards

  • 1980: Gold Medal of the Fine Arts of the Spanish State, Madrid.
  • 1979: Honorary doctorate from the University of Barcelona.
  • 1978: International Antonio-Feltrinelli-Prize, Rome.
  • 1978: Gold Medal of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona.
  • 1968: Honorary doctorate from Harvard University, Cambridge.
  • 1961: Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge.
  • 1960: Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NewYork.
  • 1958: Guggenheim International Award, New York.
  • 1957: Promotion to Satrap des Collège de ’Pataphysique in Paris
  • 1954: Grand Prize for Graphics at the Venice Biennale.
  • 1952: Appointment as a member of the Collège de ’Pataphysique in Paris

 

Films

  • Miró: Theatre Of Dreams, Documentation by Robin Lough, 60min, Spain 1978.
  • Miró parle, Documentation by Clovis Prévost & Carles Santos, 26min, Spain 1974.
  • Miró Sculpteur, Documentation by Clovis Prévost, 38 min, France 1973.
  • Lithographie d’une, Documentation by Clovis Prévost & Carles Santos, 18min, France 1971.

 

Literature

  • Joan Miro - poestische Welten, exhibition catalog, Galerie Boisserée (Publ.), Cologne 2018.
  • Joan Miró, las obras de su vida, Daniel R. Caruncho, Barcelona 2017.
  • Miró - Welt der Monster: Werke der Fondation Maeght, exhibition catalog, Achim Sommer (Publ.), Cologne 2017.
  • Joan Miró: 1893-1983, Janis Mink, Cologne 2016.
  • Joan Miró - Mauer, Fries, Wandbild, exhibition catalog, Esther Braun-Kalberer (Publ.), Munich 2015.
  • Miró: Malerei als Poesie, exhibition catalog, Bucerius-Kunst-Forum & Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Publ.), Munich 2015.
  • Miró: von der Erde zum Himmel, exhibition catalog, Gisela Fischer & Jean-Louis Prat (Publ.), Munich, London, New York 2014.

 

Own Writings

  • Ceci est la couleur de mes rêves. Entretiens avec Georges Raillard, Joan Miró, Paris 1977.

 

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