Joan Miró

(Spanish, 1893–1983)

Title: Lithographs, Vols I-IV, 1972
Medium: Publications
Description: Catalogues raisonnés with 32 original lithographs printed in color text in English all with lithographic jackets
Exhibitions: Catalogue raisonnés
Movement: Contemporary 
Catalogue: Catalogue raisonnés
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Joan Miró, Lithographs, Vols I-IV, 1972


Biography

TIMELINE

1893
Born in Barcelona, Spain

1907 - 1910
Enrolled at the School of Commerce and also attended classes at the School of Industrial and Fine Arts, Barcelona, Spain

1912 - 1915
Attended the school of art run by Francesc Galí, Barcelona, Spain

1913
Enrolled in the Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc, Barcelona, Spain

1918
Formed part of the Agrupació Courbet together with Josep Llorens Artigas, J.F. Ràfols, E.C. Ricart, Rafael Sala, Francesc Domingo and Marià Espinal

1919
Met Pablo Picasso in Paris, France

1920
Participated in Dadaist manifestations

1926

Diaghilev commissioned Miró and Ernst to design the sets and costumes for the ballet Romeo and Juliet to be performed by the Ballets Russes

1933
Publication of Enfances by Georges Hugnet, the first book illustrated by Miró with etchings

1936 - 1940
Lived with his wife and daughter in Paris, France

1947
First trip to the United States, where he produces a mural painting for the Gourmet Room at the Terrace Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati, OH

1958
Recipient, Guggenheim International Award for two murals for UNESCO in Paris, France

1980
Recipient, Gold Medal for Fine Arts awarded by King Juan Carlos

1983
Died in Palma, Majorca


EXHIBITIONS

2013
Midnight Party - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 
Modern Print Masters Stock - The Watermill, Aberfeldy, Perthshire (Scotland) 
Artistic Relationships: Partners, Mentors, Lovers - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC 
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2012
Joan Miro - Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC 
Galerie Boisserée    Joan Miró - Graphische Werke, Mischtechniken und bibliophile Bücher aus fünf Jahrzehnten - Galerie Boisserée, Cologne Send message

2011
Joan Mirò - Galleria Bellinzona, Milan 
Miró - Tate Modern, London (England) 
Joan Miró - EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo

2010
Miró: The Dutch Interiors - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY 
Joan Miró - Graphikmuseum Pablo Picasso Münster, Münster

2009
Joan Miro - Il Colore Dei Sogni - Galleria Guastalla Centro Arte, Livorno

2008
The Hands of Art, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

2007
Le Corps et son double, Galerie Jeanne-Bucher, Paris, France

2006
Tapestries, Bass Muesum of Art, Miami, FL

2005
Picasso to Plensa: A Century of Art in Spain, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2004
VIDEO ROSSO, Galleria Edieuropa, Rome, Italy

2003
Collagen, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany

2002
Passioni D'Art, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Lugano, Switzerland

2001
Kunst aus Spanien, Galerie Ruf, Munich, Germany

2000
Master - Prints, Fischer Kunsthandel & Edition, Berlin, Germany
Joan Miró: anys 20. Mutació de la realitat, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

1983

Joan Miró: A Ninetieth-Birthday Tribute, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1978
Retrospective exhibition at the Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, Spain

1976
Official opening of the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

1969
Miró otro, College of Architects, Barcelona, Spain

1967
Ceramic mural installation, produced in collaboration with Josep Llorens Artigas, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

1966
Retrospective exhibition at the National Museum of Art, Tokyo and in Kyoto, Japan

1964 - 1965
Retrospective at the Tate Gallery in London, UK and at Kunsthaus de Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

1962
Retrospective exhibition at the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France

1957
Retrospective of the graphic works at the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum of Krefeld. Exhibition presented in Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Hanovre and Hamburg, Germany

1956
Retrospective, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1948
First solo exhibition at the Galerie Maeght, Paris, France

1941
First large retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1932
First one-man show at the Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY

1930
First one-man show in the United States, at the Valentine Gallery, New York, NY

1925
First solo exhibition at the Galerie Pierre, Paris, France

1921
First solo exhibition at the Galerie La Licorne, Paris, France

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid, Spain
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Pilar & Joan Miro Foundation and Museum, Mallorca, Spain
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA