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Art Revolutionaries

Art Revolutionaries

An exhibition (Art Revolutionaries, 6 Duke Street, London SW 1, from 18 January-10 February 2017) coming to London in January will attempt to recreate the impact of the Spanish pavilion of 1937, a little gallery built as cheaply as possible at the Paris International Exposition by Spain’s republican government at […]

Miro’s Studio

Miro’s Studio

Great art needs to be hungry? First there was Euro Disney, and then there was Legoland. Now comes a new kind of European theme park for art lovers – a recreation in London of the surrealist Joan Miró’s studio, complete with biomorphic dodgems, a political rollercoaster and mirrors that make […]

Seeing Miró’s Majorca Studio

Seeing Miró’s Majorca Studio

In 1938, the Catalan artist Joan Miró, then 45, was living a precarious existence in Paris, moving from one insufficient studio to the next. His situation was scarcely better than it had been in Catalonia, where he had painted “in tiny cubicles where I could hardly turn around,” he wrote […]

Etchings, Atelier 17, New York

Etchings, Atelier 17, New York

Joan Miró and José Guerrero produced prints at Atelier 17, the New York workshop of Stanley William Hayter: Miró in 1947 and Guerrero shortly after his arrival in America. Guerrero’s prints of this period -monotypes and etchings with aquatint- betray the influence of Hayter and the wider vogue for biomorphic […]