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You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.

Known for his Surrealist works, Joan Miró was a highly creative and free-thinking individual, who refused to adhere to the norms of conventional painting methods which he felt assassinated art by curbing the artist’s imagination and freedom.

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My characters have undergone the same process of simplification as the colors. Now that they have been simplified, they appear more human and alive than if they had been represented in all their details.

Joan Miró was born April 20, 1893 in Barcelona. At the age of 14, he went to business school in Barcelona and also attended La Lonja’s Escuela Superior de Artes Industriales y Bellas Artes. Upon completing three years of art studies, he took a position as a clerk. After suffering a nervous breakdown, he abandoned business and resumed his art studies, attending Francesc Galí’s Escola d’Art in Barcelona from 1912 to 1915.

In 1920, Miró made his first trip to Paris, where he met Pablo Picasso. From this time, Miró divided his time between Paris and Montroig, Spain. In...
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