Joan Miro: Man And Women In Front Of A Pile Of Excrement

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Joan Miro was the first son of Michel Miro Adziras and Dolores Ferra. He was born in Barcelona on April 20, 1893 in Montroig. He began to draw at the age of eight. His career started when he completed his education in Barcelona. He started by produced an artwork based on portraits and a landscape in Fauve manner. He became a member of the Agrupacio Courbet after he had his first one-man show in Barcelona. His second one-man show was in 1921 in Paris and his painting is about reflecting cubist influences. He chooses “the olive grove” artwork because the geometric pattern of the artwork really shows the influenced by the cubism.

figure 2: The Olive Grove
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It was a painting that being done by using a peace of copper. This artwork shows what happened during the Spanish civil war. This artwork is known for wild painting. Miro makes this artwork to show and represent a man and woman trying to be free but unfortunately there cannot move. This artwork shows the situation that is happening in Catalonia.

From this artwork Joan Miro influences Robert Motherwell to create an artwork and that is “elegy to the Spanish republic “.This was one of Motherwell largest and magisterial paintings. It was done during the campaign in Provincetown. Motherwell motifs was this inventive composition as points of departure from his other large paintings, this was most notably Elegy to the Spanish Republic and Spanish

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