Joan Miró’s Birds

Joan Miró’s Birds

I have a affection for the childlike surreal world that Joan (hoh-ahn) Miró created. His lyrical lines and beautiful forms and color appeal to the pre-schooler to the grandparent.  Miró talks to everyone. His inclusion of animals has always interested me.  Dogs, cats, and birds move about his works regularly. Today I will feature some of his works with birds.  [...]

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Joan Miró Inspired Fabric

Joan Miró Inspired Fabric

Women and Birds printed cotton dress fabric, after Joan Miró , produced by Fuller fabric-c. 1955-56 I have been researching fabric lately. Having decided to create my own drapes or Roman Shades for my living room, I’ve been looking for inspirations.  I love Mid-Cen stuff so that is what I have zeroed in on. In [...]

Joan Miró Inspired Fabric 2

Joan Miró Inspired Fabric 2

Espace, sceen printed rayon fabric, designed by Elsbeth Kupferoth for Pausa, 1954 My research has led me to this wonderful fabric. Designed by Elsbeth Kupferoth in 1954, I see a connection between its design and Spanish Surrealist artist Joan Miró’s  (April 20,1893–December 25,1983) ConstellationPaintings.  I am attracted to the Constellation paintings because of the toned [...]