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Inspired by Miro

Born in 1893 in Barcelona, Joan Miro is one of the most influential painters of the twentieth century. His work was first influenced by artistic movements ranging from Fauvism to Cubism and expressionism. The artist then travelled to Paris many times in the 1920s, the centre of artistic creation at the time. There, he met many artists, poets, painters, such as Marcel Duchamp, André Breton, or Jean Cocteau with whom he started working and redefined the perceptions of art. Miro was particularly interested in the subconscious mind and his style started developing towards surrealism aesthetic. This came to shape his characteristic childlike and spontaneous style, inspiring dreamlike visions that transport the viewer away from daily life.

His collaboration with the surrealist movement reached its peak in 1925 when he organised a group exhibition along with Max Ernst, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Giorgio de Chirico, and Man Ray at the Pierre art gallery in Paris. The exhibit was hugely successful, and some of his most famous artworks were introduced to the general public, such as The Birth of the World and Harlequin's Carnival. He experimented with abstract depictions of landscapes and portraits painted on large canvases. However, Miro wished to preserve his own artistic visions and wouldn't obey to any artistic codifications, whether it was academic rules or a surrealist manifesto. Towards the beginning of the 1930s, his relations with the surrealist group deteriorated, and Miro progressively left the group to dedicate himself to monumental outdoor sculptures, murals, collages and ceramics.


Miro's Catalan origins were the starting point of his artistic language, defining himself as a “universal Catalan." For instance, he employed his art to raise international awareness on the 1933 Spanish civil war. His native land greatly influenced his mind and spirit, whether it was through painting, drawings, sculpture, engraving, or ceramic. The Spanish painter depicted classical themes – landscapes, characters, still lifes – while at the same time having a very personal and identifiable style. His work garnered international recognition and his creations are exhibited across the world in the most prestigious museums, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Undoubtedly, the modern art painter provided a lasting contribution to 20th-century art and the forthcoming art world through his prolific artistic productions.  


It is no surprise that today many contemporary artists are inspired by the artist's style and his oneiric shapes and figures. In this selection, you'll discover contemporary works of art by emerging artists, inspired by the work of the Spanish master.

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Our recommendations Sonia Delaunay, Rythme #VI, Print

Sonia Delaunay

Rythme #VI, 1966
25 x 17.7 inch
Print

$2,259

Our recommendations Julian Schnabel, Mys Sosunova to Mys Peschanny, Print

Julian Schnabel

Mys Sosunova to Mys Peschanny, 2010
39 x 28.7 inch
Print

$2,378

Lionel Borla, Vitrail graphique 8, Drawing

Lionel Borla

Vitrail graphique 8, 2015
14.2 x 14.2 x 0.4 inch
Drawing

$535

Eduardo Arroyo, L'Africana, Print

Eduardo Arroyo

L'Africana, 1972
37.8 x 25.6 inch
Print

$1,700

Our recommendations Delphine Sales Montebello, Alphabet boomerang XIII, Painting

Delphine Sales Montebello

Alphabet boomerang XIII, 2017
22 x 29.9 inch
Painting

$2,378

Kasimir Malevitch, Réalité peinte d'un joueur de football / Painterly Realism of a Football Player - 1915, Print

Kasimir Malevitch

Réalité peinte d'un joueur de football / Painterly Realism of a Football Player - 1915, 2018
35.4 x 24.2 inch
Print

$1,177

Luis Feito, Sans titre, Painting

Luis Feito

Sans titre, 1996
12.8 x 7.7 inch
Painting

$1,427

Narciso Debourg, Untitled, Drawing

Narciso Debourg

Untitled, 1952
11.8 x 9.4 inch
Drawing

$1,440

Marc  Rebollo, Records, Painting

Marc Rebollo

Records, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$6,539

Christian Chaufheid, Chrysalide, Print

Christian Chaufheid

Chrysalide, 2017
29.5 x 39.4 inch
Print

$1,070

Joan Miró, Lithograph III, Print

Joan Miró

Lithograph III, 1972
14 x 21 inch
Print

$6,000

Joan Miró, Sans titre, Print

Joan Miró

Sans titre, 1972
13.2 x 10 inch
Print

$5,350

Joan Miró, Journal d'un graveur 4, Print

Joan Miró

Journal d'un graveur 4, 1975
22.6 x 17.7 inch
Print

$3,329

Joan Miró, D'Ací I D'Allá, Print

Joan Miró

D'Ací I D'Allá, 1934
13 x 11 inch
Print

$8,322

Joan Miró, 684 de Miró litografo IV, Print

Joan Miró

684 de Miró litografo IV, 1970
29.5 x 22 inch
Print

$4,518

Joan Miró, La Harpie, Print

Joan Miró

La Harpie, 1969
36.5 x 27.5 inch
Print

$27,000

Joan Miró, La Traca IIII, Print

Joan Miró

La Traca IIII, 1979
47 x 37 x 1 inch
Print

$22,500

Joan Miró, Miró Lóeuvre graphique, Print

Joan Miró

Miró Lóeuvre graphique, 1974
29.3 x 22 inch
Print

$4,636

Joan Miró, El Pi de Formentor, Print

Joan Miró

El Pi de Formentor, 1976
31.9 x 22.4 inch
Print

$3,555

Joan Miró, Le plus beau cadeau, Print

Joan Miró

Le plus beau cadeau, 1973
25.2 x 18.1 inch
Print

$7,133

Joan Miró, Preparatifs d'Oiseau, Print

Joan Miró

Preparatifs d'Oiseau, 1963
28 x 32 inch
Print

$12,000

Joan Miró, Majorette, Print

Joan Miró

Majorette, 1978
38.8 x 28.5 inch
Print

$17,833

Joan Miró, Le Lezard aux plumes d'or, Print

Joan Miró

Le Lezard aux plumes d'or, 1971
13.8 x 19.7 inch
Print

$8,084

Joan Miró, L'Enfance d'Ubu, Print

Joan Miró

L'Enfance d'Ubu, 1975
12.6 x 19.7 inch
Print

$8,916

Joan Miró, Derrière le miroir, nº 119, Print

Joan Miró

Derrière le miroir, nº 119, 1960
18.9 x 25.6 inch
Print

$11,294

Joan Miró, 42, Rue Blomet, Print

Joan Miró

42, Rue Blomet, 1977
35.4 x 24.8 inch
Print

$10,818

Joan Miró, Homenaje a Joan Miro, Print

Joan Miró

Homenaje a Joan Miro, 1973
29.9 x 22 inch
Print

$7,727

Joan Miró, Incisiva, Print

Joan Miró

Incisiva, 1980
36.2 x 25.2 inch
Print

$9,511

Tic, L'oiseau, Painting

Tic

L'oiseau, 2018
45.7 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$594

Our recommendations Evrard & Koch, Hors Cadre #3.5, Sculpture

Evrard & Koch

Hors Cadre #3.5, 2018
54.3 x 38.6 x 9.1 inch
Sculpture

$13,077

Sonia Delaunay, Composición, Print

Sonia Delaunay

Composición, 1965
15.7 x 14.2 inch
Print

$2,497

Paradox Créations, Ellipse, Sculpture

Paradox Créations

Ellipse, 2017
47.2 x 78.7 x 70.9 inch
Sculpture

$1,664

Tracey Adams, 0118.6, Painting

Tracey Adams

0118.6, 2018
18.9 x 12.6 inch
Painting

$1,700

Gilbert Raffin, Couleurs, Painting

Gilbert Raffin

Couleurs, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,902

Narciso Debourg, Untitled, Painting

Narciso Debourg

Untitled, 1951
13 x 10.2 inch
Painting

$1,440

Narciso Debourg, Untitled, Painting

Narciso Debourg

Untitled, 1951
9.8 x 13 inch
Painting

$1,440

Salamech, Couleurs du temps, Painting

Salamech

Couleurs du temps, 2017
35.4 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,378

Detine, Certitude, Painting

Detine

Certitude, 2017
31.9 x 25.6 inch
Painting

$1,308

Narciso Debourg, Untitled, Painting

Narciso Debourg

Untitled, 1950
6.3 x 15 inch
Painting

$1,200

Wolf Thiele, Arcs colorés - farbige Bögen, Print

Wolf Thiele

Arcs colorés - farbige Bögen, 2016
31.5 x 45.3 x 1.2 inch
Print

$951

Claude Smadja, Tribal, Painting

Claude Smadja

Tribal, 2018
27.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,518

Joan Miró, Lithographs II, M. 1044, Print

Joan Miró

Lithographs II, M. 1044, 1975
13.5 x 21 inch
Print

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Joan Miró, Lithograph VI (M.1042), Print

Joan Miró

Lithograph VI (M.1042), 1972
19 x 25 x 1 inch
Print

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Joan Miró, Joan Miró litógrafo II, Print

Joan Miró

Joan Miró litógrafo II, 1975
13.4 x 10 inch
Print

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Our recommendations Claude Viallat, Serpent, Print

Claude Viallat

Serpent, 2005
46.9 x 15.4 x 0.4 inch
Print

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Paradox Créations, Futuro, Sculpture

Paradox Créations

Futuro, 2017
102.4 x 122 x 122 inch
Sculpture

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Thélo, Bubble, Drawing

Thélo

Bubble, 2018
11.8 x 7.9 x 0.1 inch
Drawing

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