Jacques DupinISBN: 208030450X; 9782080304506;
One of the most significant Spanish painters of the twentieth century, Joan MirA? (1893-1983) was also an imaginative creator of ceramics, sculpture, costumes, tapestries. MirA? was also a poet, and his art always expressed a highly personal mix of humor, reverie, and intense emotion. In this rich examination of the man and his art - from his early interpretations of Fauvism and cubism to his later "enchanted realism" and grotesque "savage paintings " French art critic and historian Jacques Dupin, a friend of MirA?, gives us a unique look at the artist's sketchbooks, poems, and correspondence to which the MirA? family gave him privileged access. This classic monograph-featuring 450 color images-spans the entire career of this highly prolific artist, and gives detailed descriptions of the various phases of evolution in his style. First published in 1962 and expanded in 1994, Dupin's informed text is complemented by detailed notes, an extensive bibliography and chronology,...
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