Portrait of Heriberto CasanyPortrait of Heriberto Casany
Oil on canvas
27 5/8 x 24 7/16 in. (70.2 x 62 cm) Framed: 38 1/2 x 36 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (97.8 x 92.7 x 6.4 cm)
“Here in Barcelona, we lack courage,” Miró wrote in late 1917 to his studio-mate Enric Ricart. “We, the younger generation, could get together and exhibit every year, all together under the name of the “Chrome Yellow Salon,” for example, and pronounce virile manifestos. . . .
Constellation: Awakening in the Early MorningConstellation: Awakening in the Early Morning
Gouache and oil wash on paper
18 1/8 x 14 15/16 in. (46 x 38 cm) Framed: 26 x 22 5/8 in. (66 x 57.5 cm)
This is one of a series of twenty-three small gouache and oil wash paintings known as the Constellations. The series evolved, surprisingly enough, from Miró’s aspirations in the late 1930s to work on a mural scale.
Woman Addressing the Public: Project for a MonumentWoman Addressing the Public: Project for a Monument
146 1/2 x 96 in. (372.1 x 243.8 cm)
With its peculiar proportions and anatomy, Miró’s huge fantasy monument Woman Addressing the Public is indebted to the artist’s lifelong study of the imaginative and expressive powers of the art of children.