19 May 2016

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Joan Miro Grandson Donates Twenty Eight Works To Help Refugee Crisis

Twenty eight original prints by the Spanish painter Joan Miro will be auctioned in London today, with profits donated to help the refugee crisis. The sale at Christie’s auction house in London is hoping to raise 50,000 euros ($56,600) for the Red Cross’s humanitarian organisation.  The Spanish Surrealist artist’s grandson stated; he would donate the proceeds of […]

3 December 2015

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Joan Miro’s Mallorca Studio Recreated In New London Exhibition

“My dream, once I am able to settle down somewhere, is to have a very large studio” – Joan Miró, 1938 A new exhibition marking 60 years since the founding of Joan Miró’s studio in Mallorca is celebrated at Mayoral in London. The show will recreate Miró’s atelier as part of the programme. Curated by Elvira Cámara, and produced […]

8 January 2015

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Celia Ascher Collection Bequeathed To Louisiana Museum Denmark

Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has announced that it has received a donation of eight significant works of art. The donation of works are by artists, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, Jean Dubuffet, Anselm Kiefer, Joan Miró, and Ellsworth Kelly, and are reportedly worth a combined 100 million kroner or £10.6 million. The […]

20 December 2013

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Joan Miro: Outstanding Collection Of 85 Works Offered At Christie’s

Christie’s has announced Miró – Seven Decades of His Art, an outstanding collection of 85 works showcasing seven decades of Joan Miró’s (1893–1983) rich and dynamic career, which will be offered in February 2014. This is one of the most extensive and impressive offerings of works by the artist ever to come to auction. An […]

11 May 2012

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Happy Birthday Salvador Dali

  One of the most well-known artists in history, Salvador Dali, was born on 11 May 1904 in the town of Figueres in the Catalonian province of Spain.  Equally celebrated and reviled, this mustachioed Spaniard has become an icon of the art historical canon remembered both for his bizarre art and bizarre personality. At 18 […]

15 March 2012

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Joan Miro Sculpture Exhibition Opens This Weekend

This weekend, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park will reveal a major exhibition of Joan Miro sculptures, making a case for the centrality of 3D work within his practice Yorkshire Sculpture Park, in collaboration with the artist’s foundations and family, is to stage the first major UK survey of sculpture by Joan Miro (1893-1983). The exhibition is to be […]

6 February 2012

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Joan Miro Sculptures To Be Unveiled In UK

Yorkshire Sculpture Park to host one of the most important exhibitions of Miro’s work to date, recognising his sculpture as a central tenet of his practice, and fulfilling his wishes that ‘sculpture must stand in the open air, in the middle of nature’ Yorkshire Sculpture Park is gearing up to stage the first major UK […]

12 April 2011

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Joan Miro New Exhibition Tate Modern For 2011

Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape 14 April  –  11 September 2011 About | Visiting information | Book tickets This major review of one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists, Joan Miró (1893–1983), will be the first retrospective of his work to be held in London for almost 50 years.  Focusing on his political engagement, the exhibition sets […]

11 April 2011

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Joan Miro Lateral Thinking Tate Modern

New Miro Exhibition “The Ladder of Escape” Opens At Tate Modern Tate Modern’s new exhibition of Spanish born Artist Joan Miro titled “The Ladder of Escape”  is the first London survey of the artist’s work in over 50 years. It looks set  to be another blockbuster to follow in the footsteps of the recent Gauguin […]