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Hirondelle Amour by Joan Miró

    Hirondelle Amour by Joan Miró

    Hirondelle Amour by Joan Miró was created in 1934. The painting is in Museum of Modern Art, New York. The size of the work is 199,3 x 247,6 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.

    With Hirondelle Amour, 1933, Miro created a wash of lively colors upon his canvas, out of which emerged forms and lines, suggesting the origins of both human thought and the universe. Conducting his own Surrealism-inspired exploration, Miro invented a new kind of pictorial space in which carefully rendered objects issuing strictly from the artist’s imagination are juxtaposed with basic, recognizable forms. The presence of amorphous shapes, floating in an undefined space, characterize much of Miro works in 1930s… Read more in

    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


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