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JOAN MIRO Biography, History and Paintings
JOAN MIRO
(1893-1983) Fauvism, Cubism, Surrealism, Dadaism; Miró was influenced by and part of all the movements of Modern Art, making him an important figure in European art during an investigational age.

The Spanish painter spent his winters in Paris and the summer at the family farm near Barcelona, and after the German invasion of France lived mainly in Majorca.

The energy Miró conveyed through his work was an extension of his personality: fun, frivolous and experimental.

He produced widely accessible works, exhibiting in Spain and America.

In a criticism of Picasso, he expressed concern for the mania for publicity that was gripping the art scene, while Miró maintained modesty and devotion to his work despite world-wide fame.


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