DISCOVERING JOAN MIRÓ WITHOUT SEEING
Art Madrid'16 will take a guided tour for visually impaired people to the exhibition
ART MADRID
Febrero 16, 2016

 

Obra: Jeune Fille au soleil, 1981.

 

 

On the occasion of his participation in the contemporary art fair Art Madrid'16, from 24 to 28 February, Marc Calzada gallery from Barcelona in collaboration with Successió Miró they present "Joan Miró: Bronze Paper," a selection of works Catalan surrealist which coincides with the exhibition "Miró and the object", these days at CaixaForum Madrid.

 

 

 

 

Obra: Chien, 1981.

 

Marc Calzada proposes 25 works of sculpture, printmaking and drawing. A representation of Miró's creations in recent years, important for their bravery and innovation, which broke with the conventions of painting, always in connection with its surreal and dreamlike spirit. "Joan Miró: Bronze and Paper" is a great opportunity to see (and buy) sculpture by Catalan artist and a good example of the creative capacity of the artist. Among his pieces, monumental sculptures as Souvenir de la Tour Eiffel (who will preside over the entrance to Art Madrid'16), engravings Etching, aquatint and carborundum, as Le pitre rose, and drawings as entitled Chien, that Miró made in other media such as bronze piece that also present.

 

 

 

Obra: Gymnaste, 1977.

 

 

Joan Miró liked to recall how he had become interested in sculpture at nineteen with Professor Francesc Galí: "It was there where I also learned to draw without seeing, only by touch. Our hands back and palpábamos an object that after we had to play without having seen" (M. Rowell Joan Miró. Writings and conversations, 2002).

 

 

Obra: Tête et oiseau, 1981.

 

Precisely, in connection with that, Art Madrid'16 will take a guided tour for visually impaired people to the exhibition "Joan Miró: Bronze and Paper" in collaboration with Un Ojo para el Arte and journalist and poet Asier Vazquez, responsible for providing a visit in which thorough and detailed verbal information will be combined with touch access to some of the sculptures present. They put into context the sculpture by Miró and translated into words the feelings that the artist's works may cause through touch.

 

 

 


 

 

Obra: Vigneron, 1972.

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