Dog Barking-at the Moon

By Joan Miro SKU:200868

Joan Miró's ""Dog Barking-at the Moon,"" painted in 1926, is a captivating artwork that showcases the artist's unique blend of abstract and surreal elements. The painting features a whimsical scene of a dog howling at a crescent moon, rendered in bold, vibrant colors. Miró's use of simple shapes and lines creates a sense of childlike wonder, inviting viewers into a dreamlike world of imagination and fantasy.

The painting is considered very special as it embodies Miró's fascination with the subconscious and the natural world. It reflects his belief that art should transcend traditional representation and evoke emotions through pure visual language. ""Dog Barking-at the Moon"" exemplifies Miró's ability to infuse everyday subjects with a sense of magic and mystery, making it a masterpiece of 20th-century art

40 cm

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Title: “”Joan Miró – Dog Barking-at the Moon””

Year Painted: 1926

Joan Miró’s iconic painting “”Dog Barking-at the Moon,”” created in 1926, is a mesmerizing masterpiece that epitomizes the artist’s unique artistic vision. This artwork is a testament to Miró’s ability to blend abstract elements with surreal imagery, creating a visual language that transcends traditional representation.

In “”Dog Barking-at the Moon,”” viewers are transported into a whimsical and dreamlike world. The painting features a dog in a starkly simplified form, gazing upward at a bright yellow crescent moon against a deep blue sky. Miró’s use of bold colors and simple shapes evokes a sense of childlike wonder, inviting viewers to explore the depths of their imagination.

One of the reasons this painting is so special is its representation of Miró’s deep connection to the subconscious and the natural world. Inspired by his Catalan upbringing and the folk art traditions of his homeland, Miró sought to create art that went beyond conventional reality. “”Dog Barking-at the Moon”” reflects his belief that art should evoke emotions and stimulate the viewer’s imagination without relying on literal representation.

Through this artwork, Miró conveys a sense of mystery and magic, evoking a realm where the boundaries between reality and fantasy blur. The moon, a recurring motif in his works, symbolizes the universal and mysterious aspects of existence. The dog, a common motif in his art, represents the primal and instinctual nature of humanity.

Miró’s fascination with the subconscious and his exploration of the inner world laid the foundation for the Surrealist movement. His bold experimentation with forms and colors paved the way for abstract expressionism, making “”Dog Barking-at the Moon”” an important piece in the development of modern art.

Today, this painting resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, where it continues to captivate and inspire art enthusiasts from around the world. Its enduring appeal lies in its ability to transport viewers into a realm of imagination and emotion, inviting us to embrace the boundless possibilities of art and the human spirit.

In summary, “”Dog Barking-at the Moon”” is a masterpiece that showcases Joan Miró’s extraordinary talent and his profound impact on the art world. Its fusion of abstract and surreal elements, along with its profound emotional resonance, makes it a truly special painting that has left an indelible mark on the history of art.

Original size:
92 x 73 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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