Blue II by Joan Miró was created in 1961. The painting is in Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. The size of the work is 270 x 355 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
Bleu II carries the same rich blue hue as the other two, with a slash of red and small seemingly random black dots along it. Many of Joan Miro’s paintings focused on similar blues. The colour is rich and attention-grabbing, but that is not the reason he swayed so heavily toward this hue. Miro believed the colour to have an importance that other colours did not, and he associated it with a surreal, dream-like night. Read more in joanmiropaintings.org
About the Artist: Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist Joan Miró was born in Barcelona. Earning international acclaim, his work has been interpreted as Surrealism but with a personal style, sometimes also veering into Fauvism and Expressionism. He began drawing classes at the age of seven at a private school at Carrer del Regomir 13, a medieval mansion. To the dismay of his father, he enrolled at the fine art academy at La Llotja in 1907. He studied at the Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc… Read more