Miró by Elizabeth

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Spanish 2 project about Spanish-speaking Artists.
Leyton High School, NE - USA

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Miró by Elizabeth

  1. 1. Joan Miró By Elizabeth Gill Spanish II 2010
  2. 2. Biography <ul><li>Joan Miró was born in 1893 in as the son of a goldsmith and jewelry maker in Barcelona. He studied art while growing up at the Barcelona School of Fine Arts. </li></ul>In the beginning of his career he dabbled in different painting styles that were fashionable at the turn of the century like Fauvism and Cubism.
  3. 3. Historical Period <ul><li>Life of Joan Miró (1893-1983) </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning of 20 th Century </li></ul><ul><li>(Avant-garde Movement) </li></ul><ul><li>First World War </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Civil War </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pictorial Movement <ul><li>Most of the paintings made by Joan Miró are abstract, with strokes that seem random to the untrained eye He dabbled in many different types of art such as Cubism, surrealism, and Fauvism. However, he eventually made up his own style. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Village of Prades </li></ul>Summer 1917 This painting is a representational view of what the town looked like from Joan Miró’s home. Style: ~ Abstract ~ It was made to look 3D Color: ~ Bright colors are dominate Form: ~ Lines
  6. 6. <ul><li>Jeune fille aux papillons English translation: Young woman with butterflies </li></ul>This painting is an abstract of a woman dancing with butterflies Style: ~ Abstract ~ It was made to look flat surfaced. Color: ~ Bright colors and black are dominate Form: ~ Lines 1971
  7. 7. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Miró's paintings sell for between US$250,000 and US$17 million. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1980 he received the Gold Medal of Fine Arts. </li></ul><ul><li>He created a tapestry for the World Trade Center </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.famousartistsgallery.com/gallery/miro-vp.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.e-fineart.com/biography/miro_bio.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sorokko.com/artists/ </li></ul><ul><li> Miro.html </li></ul>

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