The Escape Ladder (from the Constellation series) by Joan Miró was created in 1940. The painting is in Museum of Modern Art, New York. The size of the work is 40 x 47,6 cm and is made of gouache, watercolor, and ink on paper.
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