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20th century
( After World War II )

photo:Joan Miro
Painting
©Successió Miró-Adagp, Paris & JASPAR, Tokyo, 2017
G0957

  • Joan Miró
  • 1893 - 1983
  • Painting
  • 1953
  • Oil on canvas 200 x 200.7 cm
  • Signed lower right: Miro
  • Donated by Yamamura Family
  • P.1965-11
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Miro's works usually feature abstract symbols based on nature. Here, extremely simplified symbols of the sun and stars form the important structural elements of the composition. At the same time, this primitive and slightly awkward expression has a grandeur that allows the viewer to imagine the expansive heavens. This sense of infinite scale is characteristic of Miro's post-war works.

(Source: The Digital Gallery. 1999-2006)

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