The Fundació Joan Miró: A Living Centre, Open to the World covers the forty years of the foundation's history, a long and full trajectory of art, friendship and commitment to Barcelona which, over the years, has succeeded in remaining true to the spirit of its founder, Joan Miró.
The newest Cahiers d’Art revue 2018 revisits Miró’s works and relationship between Miró and Cahiers d’Art through an anthology of the most beautiful texts published in the revue. It also introduces unpublished objects and pieces from the artist’s collection.
This book on Joan Miró offers details about his sentimental relationships that have been unknown until now, as well as reconstructing the reasons why he left Spain during the Civil War and analysing how he was able to survive during the harshest years of the Franco regime. The biography centres on the years from 1893 to 1947, when he travelled to the...
Swasky meets Joan Miró in the building designed by architect Josep Lluís Sert for Miró in Barcelona. In this book, Swasky invites the reader to join him as he tours the Fundació Joan Miró and some of the key places in the life and work of this great artist.
When we learn how to read, letters, words and figures come to form part of a marvellous multifarious universe that is open and free of all prejudice. Using the language of art, "ABC Miró" introduces us to this stimulating learning stage. Letters and words are presented and represented using an infinite variety of registers, techniques and emotions from...
An activity and games book for kids aged 3 and upwards. As they play with the Mironins – characters who have escaped from one of Joan Miró’s paintings – they’ll have fun and learn about the life and work of one of the most remarkable Catalan artists of the 20th century.
Endgame: Duchamp, chess and the avant-gardes is an account of twentieth-century avant-garde movements up to the beginning of conceptual art, told from the angle of what appears to be a minor anecdote: the game of chess. Taking Marcel Duchamp's life as our time frame, the exhibition explores the hypothesis that chess was a backdrop to the historical...
To be a Friend of the Fundació Joan Miró is to be a member of an active, involved community with close ties to the foundation.
To be a Friend is to experience the Fundació Joan Miró’s programming first-hand, to share meeting places, to participate in exclusive activities and to voice your views.
To be a Friend is to have an opportunity to learn and grow.
A commemorative poster for FC Barcelona’s 75th anniversary (1974). The composition combines Miró’s characteristic signs and lines with the Catalan team’s crest and the word Barça in the artist’s own handwriting.
Can you imagine how it would be to go to the zoo with a famous painter? This is the extraordinary story that Antony Penrose tells us of the visits he made at the farm of the great artist Joan Miró, a man who "dreamed when he was awake" and painted universes full of magical creatures.