Figure (Personnage) (Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA) 2005.116) : General view, front

Creator:
Miró, Joán, 1893-1983
Published/Created:
cast 1985 ; designed 1976 (design)
Date Depicted:
7/17/2007
Materials:
bronze
Notes:
From 1966 Miró worked intensely on sculptures based principally on small objects, often objets trouvés, which he joined in surprising ways. Stones, branches and other objects discovered on his walks along the beach at Montroig, as well as manufactured items, were wedded in a spirit that still owed something to Surrealism but that also revealed his need for contact with nature and simple things, as also in bronzes such as Lunar Bird (1966; Philadelphia, PA, Mus. A.). An element of fun remains, particularly in brightly painted bronze sculptures cast from juxtaposed objects, such as Seated Woman and Child (1967; Barcelona, Fund. Miró), in which an ordinary chair acts as a stand-in for a figure.
Topics:
Sculpture -- Spain -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Twentieth century
Culture:
Spanish
Accession Number:
6A1-MJ-F-A2
Genre:
sculpture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
abstraction or non-objective; contemporary (1960 to present); abstracted human figure casting visual works; sculpture (visual work)
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Module Four
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
7/17/2007
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10109405
PID:
digcoll:1799108