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After Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983)
LOT ID: 75378
Sur quatre murs, 1951

Lithograph, in colors
10.25 х 31.38 in. (26.04 x 79.71 cm.)
Signed, numbered and dated on recto.
Print/Casting Year 1951
Edition EA aside from 400
Foundry/Publisher Maeght, pub.
Lot description
Image size: 10 1/4 x 31 3/8 inches (26 x 79.7 cm)
Sheet size: 15 1/2 x 35 inches (39.4 x 88.9 cm)

One of the twentieth century's most prolific and recognized Modern artists, Joan Miró (1893-1983) created pictorial spaces that combined imaginative and cosmic elements. Miró employed a characteristic style described as flowing and calligraphic. In his compositions, he created worlds of abstract, amorphous forms that resemble shorthand signs and symbols. Along with André Masson, Miró was one of the first artists to engage in automatism within the realm of painting. It was this technique that pushed Surrealism into its own as an independent art movement. Miró's artwork has been displayed in museums and galleries worldwide, gaining international fame and earning great success at auction. Some of the artist's most recent and notable exhibitions include solo shows at The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (2012); Tate Modern, London, UK (2011); and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (2010).

Selected Public Collections:
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY)
The Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
The National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
Tate Modern (London, UK)
Sur quatre murs by Joan Miró
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