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Joan Miró is one of the highlights of the Spanish avant-garde artists of the XX century, whose life and work are inextricably linked with Barcelona. chrism, as Dali, worked in the genre of Surrealism, The real pride of Catalonia. Всегда выступающий за доступность искусства, at 1975 году он замышляет и создает собственный Фонд.

"No, Miró Foundation - it is not a museum. I would not like, that it was something cold, frozen, metrvym ... Young artists come here to work and exhibit their works ", - Talked Miro.

Joan Miró Foundation located on the northern slope of the hill of Montjuic, of the National Palace. The building was designed specifically for the museum each artist, architect Josep Lluís Sert, ученик Ле Корбузье. Оно стало иконой современной архитектуры. The system of arches between rooms and glass roof give the museum of natural light in the daytime.

В центре музейного комплекса находится двор в традиционном средиземноморском стиле, вокруг которого сконцентрированы различные выставочные залы. В зале “Espai 13″ на первом этаже проходят временные выставки работ молодых художников, а с террасы второго этажа открывается впечатляющий вид на Барселону.

The permanent collection focuses on the company Miro style - the basic colors and simplified organic forms, symbolizing the stars, moon, birds and women, It takes half the museum. Most of the works donated to the museum by the author.

Walking around Barcelona, you can see his other creations in unexpected places vecma. for example, on the sidewalk Rambla, near the opera Liceu you can see his mosaic, and in the park l'Escorxador there is one of the most famous sculptures of the artist "Woman and Bird".

The fund has more than 14,000 works of Joan Miró, including paintings, sculpture, operation of ceramics and textiles, as well as a complete collection of graphic drawings and sketches - all from the first works, created in Barcelona and Paris, to the avant-garde.

Joan Miro was born in Barcelona in 1893 and he died on the island of Palma de Mallorca 1983. His work can be divided into several periods. To 1919 Miro was inspired by Cubism, He even met in Paris with Picasso. The theme of his works were landscapes, portraits and nudes. He later turned to surrealism. International recognition of Joan Miró received 1928 in upper Raval, when the Museum of Modern Art in New York exhibited two of his works.

The most significant of his works were created during the Spanish Civil War and combines a reflection of the horror of what is happening and dreamy side of his nature. Finally, nature is defeated and Joan returned to his classical and a bit ingenuous form of a vision of the world - birds, stars, female figures.

Commercially, Joan Miró is one of the best-selling contemporary artists. His abstract compositions are valued for their decorative features, perfectly suited for the design of banking halls and luxury villas on the French Riviera.

Temporary museum

Joan Miro Foundation
Address: Parc de Montjuïc, Avenida Miramar
Metro station: Spain
Working hours:

The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 evening, Thursday - to 21:30

entrance fee: Entrance to the museum costs 11 €, preferential - 7€ €

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Other places in the area:
MNAC - National Museum of Catalan Art
Cactus Park in Barcelona
Pavilion Mies van der Rohe
Фонд-музей Joan Miró
Greek Theatre Gardens
The bar on the outdoor La Caseta Del Midgia
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