A North American exclusive, this exhibition
will feature an exceptional collection of close to 200 paintings,
sculptures and works on paper, including several large canvasses.
The selection of works represents the artist’s mature period, from
1956 to 1981, while he was living in Mallorca and pursued his work
with a great sense of freedom.
Recognized as one of the
major representatives of surrealism, Miró developed a very
personal symbolic language in which simple shapes (feminine or
animal figures, constellations, etc.) spoke volumes. Inspired by
the suggestions of his subjects and the expressive power of
gesture, Miró produced several stunningly creative paintings.
You’ll be left speechless by his incredible gift for
experimentation and universal power of suggestion.
The path of the exhibition follows the
artist’s overarching themes: his fondness for art, nature and his
country’s landscapes. You’ll get to observe pieces that celebrate the
shapes of women, birds and starry nights, among others, through
stunning ideograms that evoke unbridled fantasy. See his magnum
opus, Sans titre (around 1977), a distorted character
with exorbitant eyes and an excessively long nose and a tribute to
primitive art and prehistoric cave paintings. Then discover Sans
titre (before 1973), a spectacular composition that
admirably combines two of the artist’s influences: abstract
expressionism and Oriental calligraphy. Among the sculptures by
the Spanish master on display, see Maternity (1969),
another one of his favourite themes.