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Joan Miro: Painting and Anti-Painting, 1927-1937

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Taking Joan Miro's notorious declaration of 1927--"I want to assassinate painting"--as its point of departure, this richly illustrated volume is the first to focus on Miro the "anti-painter," identifying the core practices and strategies the artist used to challenge painting between 1927 and 1937. "Joan Miro Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937" surveys the various materia ...more
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Museum of Modern Art (first published November 1st 2008)
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Arnoldo Garcia
Apr 30, 2009 Arnoldo Garcia rated it it was amazing
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Joan Miro undoubtedly changed painting. He re-visualized space for us, recombining colors and non-colors, adding matter to the surface, add contorsion and torsion, with grace and a new aesthetics. I am not familiar enough with the timelines of development in painting. In any case Joan Miro reinterpreted and "assassinated" illusion, perspective, central image, re-shaped the relationship between viewer and canvass or surface of the artwork in a way that predates Picasso. (Picasso in the last years ...more
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Sep 20, 2013 Bill Wells rated it it was amazing
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A great catalog of what was probably a wonderful exhibit. I was not that familiar with this body of Miro's work, but the essays dealing with the actual material of his art were what interested me.
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