Joan Miro by Stephan von Wiese
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Joan Miro
By Stephan von Wiese

Joan Miro

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Joan Miro by Stephan von Wiese

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Tracing Miro's career, this book begins in the 1920s with the artist's introduction to surrealism, cubism, and dadaism, and the flowering of his friendships with Picasso, Braque and other influential artists and poets. It moves on to his creation of an iconographic pictorial style, which reached maturity in the 1940s and forever distinguished Miro from his contemporaries. Nearly one hundred of his greatest works reproduced in this book display the artistic range of this lyrical painter, whose brilliant use of color, line and shape resulted in haunting compositions. Fascinating photographs depict the artist at various stages of his life and perceptive essays about his work round out this exciting perspective of the world as portrayed in Miro's art.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791340487
ISBN-10: 3791340484
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 240mm x 22mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Stephan von Wiese

STEPHAN VON WIESE is curator of modern art at the Museum Kunst Palast in Dusseldorf, Germany. SYLVIA MARTIN is an art historian living in Munich, Germany.

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