Joan Miro

Joan Miro, Hemmingway and The Farm in Paris

2021-03-18T17:21:39-04:00 September 26th, 2018|

Miro and Hemmingway, both in their twenties, became friends. Miro was having difficulty selling his paintings and Hemmingway was piling up rejections slips from publishers. Miro would return from Paris each summer to his family's farm in the village of Montroig, and even took Hemmingway on a visit to the farm.

Joan Miró: The Power of the Sol de Miró

2018-07-23T11:16:29-04:00 July 22nd, 2018|

Joan Miró spent his life in both his birthplace of Barcelona and his adopted home of Paris. He lived in turbulent times and saw his country ravaged by civil war, the fascist Franco regime and World War ll. He lived long enough to see Spain become a constitutional monarchy and to see himself become a national treasure, but [...]

Joan Miro

2021-05-28T09:11:34-04:00 June 20th, 2016|

"The more ignoble I find life, the more strongly I react by contradiction, in humor and in an outburst of liberty and expansion." — Joan Miro Early Life and Education Joan Miró posing while Joaquim Ros i Sabaté sculpts a statue of him. Spanish painter, printmaker and sculptor, Joan Miro, was born in Barcelona in [...]

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