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Joan Miró Foundation: a unique exhibition of the Surrealist period

art & culture

Painter, sculptor, engraver and ceramicist, Joan Miró is considered one of the best artists of the Surrealist period.

A private institution atop Montjuïc hill, the Joan Miró Foundation is dedicated exclusively to the conservation and exhibition of works by this famous Catalan artist, and to the promotion of contemporary art.

The building is an immense and well-lit haven of peace and serenity, designed in 1975 by Miró's friend, Josep Lluís Sert, who had already designed the artist's studio. The foundation has a beautiful garden, with shady paths, palm trees, and eucalyptus. The atmosphere subtly highlights the work of the artist who, throughout his life, had a pronounced taste for a variety of materials, shapes, and colours.

There are around 14,000 of Miro's works, the vast majority of which were gifts from the artist, including more than 200 paintings, almost 200 sculptures, and around 8,000 drawings.

Fundació Joan Miró
Parc de Montjuïc
08038 Barcelona

+34 934 439 470

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