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Dupin, Jacques

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ISBN 10: 0810936321 / ISBN 13: 9780810936324
Published by Abrams, NY, 1994
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NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // NEW BOOK and DJ, both in GIFT-quality MINT condition, and with new Mylar protection. // Clothbound Hardcover, 479 pages and elaborately illustrated. // This reviewer was privileged to visit the Miro museum in Barcelona, where Miro is properly revered, and this book conveys as richly as a book can, the magnificence of Miro's work. // You want this book. Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 002794

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Title: Miro

Publisher: Abrams, NY

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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Joan Miro (1893-1983) was a key figure in twentieth-century art, and one of the most engaging artists of our time. He left behind a remarkable legacy, a body of work that continues to reach an increasingly wide public today. Now, some ten years after his death, and to mark the centenary of his birth, this sumptuously illustrated volume offers new information and insights into Miro's long and extremely productive career.
Author Jacques Dupin has considerably revised and enriched his original far-reaching study of Joan Miro, published by Abrams in 1962. He has taken into account not only the painter's output during the last two decades of his life, but also a great number of documents discovered after his death - projects, sketchbooks, texts, poems, correspondence (to which Dupin had privileged access through his relationship with Miro's family) - as well as studies by art historians and curators that have appeared over the last twenty years.
Far from limiting his analysis to the artist's painting, Dupin has explored the almost infinite universe of Miro's imagination. Thus he surveys the artist's experiments in such diverse fields as sculpture, lithography, book illustration, ceramics, mural painting, and stage and costume design. A passionate creator in the world of the plastic arts, and an equally passionate lover of words, of the most audacious poetical games, Miro was an artist of the subconscious, constantly in pursuit of the dreams which inspired some of his finest canvases.
Nearly 500 illustrations, 200 in full color, reproduce works from every phase of Miro's career. An illustrated chronology, an extensive bibliography, and a list of exhibitions add to the value of this superb volume, an indispensable addition to the literature on modern art.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French

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