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Mirˇ's art seemed to fulfil this idea. But there was nothing na´ve about it. Mirˇ was
a Catalan, and Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, had become one of the
junctions of European modernism when Mirˇ was a little boy – indeed, it would
not be ...
158 Joan Mirˇ The Tilled Field 1923–4 Oil on canvas 26 Î 364 ins Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum, New York 16o Joan Mirˇ Dog Barking at the Moon 1926
Oil. 157 Joan Mirˇ The Farm 1921–2 Oil on panel 484 x 55; ins National Gallery
Mirˇ's paintings of 1924–7 worked at an almost frenzied pitch of invention. By
then his bestiary was in full session, and in works like The Harlequin's Carnival,
1924–5 (plate 159), he became the heir to the Romanesque sculptors with their ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
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Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review