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Joan Miró, 1893-1983 : the man and his work

Author: Walter Erben; Hajo Düchting; Ingo F Walther
Publisher: Cologne : B. Taschen, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There seems to be a relaxed playfulness about Miro's symbolic language. hovering between childishly maive arabesques and primaeval forcefulness, his symbols are not only cheerful, ironical and poetic, but they also express traumatic anxieties and aggression. The world of Miro's art is not simply our visible reality, but the hidden world of magic and mysticism. This book contains a representative collection of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogues raisonnés
Named Person: Joan Miró; Joan Miró; Joan Miró
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Erben; Hajo Düchting; Ingo F Walther
ISBN: 3822801127 9783822801123
OCLC Number: 21222530
Language Note: English language Translation of Joan Miró, 1893-1983, l'homme et son oeuvre.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Joan Miró, 1893-1983, l'homme et son oeuvre.
Responsibility: Walter Erben ; with a commentary on Miró's late works and notes on his paintings by Hajo Düchting ; edited by Ingo F. Walther.

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There seems to be a relaxed playfulness about Miro's symbolic language. hovering between childishly maive arabesques and primaeval forcefulness, his symbols are not only cheerful, ironical and poetic, but they also express traumatic anxieties and aggression. The world of Miro's art is not simply our visible reality, but the hidden world of magic and mysticism. This book contains a representative collection of his works from six decades, giving a clear impression of miro's high rank among 20th century artists.

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