Joan Miró

I Work Like a Gardener
Product Number: EB00713325
Released: Oct 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781616896751
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Description

In 1958, artist Joan MirO and critic Yvon Taillandier sat down for an in-depth discussion on MirO's life and work. Their conversation, one of the most illuminating and insightful looks into MirO's philosophy and creative process, was first published in a limited edition of seventy five copies in 1964. Though long out of print, this bilingual "treasure," in the words of Maria Popova, "remains the most direct and comprehensive record of MirO's ideas on art." This beautiful new edition presents an updated English translation of MirO's invaluable text in an elegant and striking package. In addition to Taillandier's original foreword, a new preface by preeminent MirO scholar Robert Lubar provides wider context and insight. An appendix includes the original French text in its entirety. Joan MirO: I Work Like a Gardener brings to life the words and work of one of the most beloved and influential artists of the twentieth century.

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Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2017

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