"Infinite Sequence" is an exhibition dedicated to the work of Ignasi Aballí, winner of the 2015 Joan Miró Prize. It proposes a stroll through a selection of pieces by Catalonia's foremost conceptual artist to allow visitors to gradually discover some of the key aspects of his oeuvre. The presentation of the selected works eludes a strict retrospective...
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...
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.
The foundation's collection of works by Joan Miró includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles and an extensive print archive. In addition, it also features an exceptional collection of the artist's preliminary sketches, notes, scale models, sketchbooks and correspondence. This extensive, diverse collection, representative of all the...
This activity book uses Miró’s works to help children discover the world of art and creativity as they hone their own artistic skills. They also have the chance to get to know the work of Joan Miró, creator of a visual world full of energy, poetry and freedom.
Catalog from the exhibition "The Way Things Do".
In 1987, the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss presented their film Der Lauf der Dinge, known internationally as The Way Things Go. The 1980s were also the decade when Daniel Jacoby & Yu Araki, Serafín Álvarez and Cécile B. Evans were born. To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Swiss...
Catalog of the exhibition Sumer and the Modern Paradigm (28/10/2017- 21/01/2018), explores the interest that Mesopotamian “arts” from the turn of the fourth and third millennium BC aroused in some of the key artists of the twentieth century.
Bee Writings is presented as a compilation of essays commissioned with the aim of charting a theoretical framework for the exhibition Beehave (16/02/2018 - 20/05/2018), but it is only the first part of a broader publishing project. Likewise, the exhibition is only the first chapter of Beehave, which unfolds all around the city of Barcelona throughout a...
Beehave elicited a diptych publication that was released in two stages: the first part, Bee Writings, is a compilation of essays that provides the theoretical framework for the exhibition; the second, Where Are the Bees?, gathers all the interventions that artists from around the world presented within the Fundació and throughout the city.
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.
The exhibition series One Foot Out. Expeditions and Diasporas explores aspects related to belonging to, and breaking away from, an artistic context. Six stand-alone exhibitions that share a similar spirit: embracing a position of uncertainty, they explore the relationships that spring up around them so as to offer a more open, plural vision.
The exhibition program The Possibility of an Island explores some of the symbolic and socio-cultural meanings that islands - those paradigmatic spaces in our collective imagination - have had over the course of time, with the aim of raising questions and reflections about these meanings that may be pertinent to our contemporary context.
The Writings of Josep Lluís Sert illuminates Sert’s contributions to 20th-century architecture, urban design, and design pedagogy, and makes clear the similarities and differences between his ideas and those of his mentor, Le Corbusier.
Painting-Poetry - Peinture-Poésie includes the texts of the international symposium organized by the Miró Chair. This academic event studies Joan Miró’s contribution to contemporary art by recovering the path that sought to merge painting and poetry. Experts examine the influence of the French and Catalan poetry traditions on Miró and his contemporaries.
This entertaining and complete Little Story aimed at boys and girls offers a journey through the life and artistic career of the painter Joan Miró. The text is accompanied by colour illustrations by Pilarín Bayés.
Comprehensive monograph in comfortable format that reviews the work of Joan Miró, described by Joan Punyet-Miró and Glòria Lolivier-Rahola. A documented narration, accompanied by illustrations and synoptic tables with rigorous historical data.
Marta Cureses, in collaboration with the Fundació Joan Miró and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, publishes this book on Joan Miró's relationship with the composer Josep M. Mestres Quadreny and the sound creation of his time.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, in association with the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona.