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Created for XXe Siecle (no. 4) in 1938.
Signed in stone
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
UND Art Collections Repository
Joan Miro was a Spanish artist born in 1893 in Barcelona, Spain. Miro originally studied at business school as well as art school but after overcoming an extreme typhoid illness he decided to devote the rest of his life to painting. He is best known for his paintings, sculptures, ceramics that are influenced by the seaside views of Barcelona as well as the Surrealist, Cubism and the Fauvist art movements. Works by Joan Miro can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art and many others internationally.
Like the name suggests, Femme pour XXe Siècle was created by Miro for the fourth edition of the Parisian art journal XXe Siècle (The 20thCentury Review) in 1938. Miro’s works would come to be featured in eight more publications of the journal until its final publication in 1978.
Work included in 'School of Paris' exhibition, 2019.