Hair Pursued by 2 Planets

By Joan Miro SKU:200974

Joan Miró's ""Hair Pursued by 2 Planets,"" painted in 1938, is an extraordinary artwork that showcases the artist's unique fusion of abstraction and symbolism. The painting's enigmatic title and surreal imagery invite viewers into Miró's imaginative universe, where hair takes on a celestial journey, evoking a sense of cosmic wonder. This masterpiece is special for its ability to transcend conventional boundaries and challenge perceptions, offering a glimpse into Miró's profound artistic vision. Through vibrant colors and whimsical forms, the painting captivates with its dreamlike quality, leaving an indelible mark on the world of modern art.

54 cm

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Title: “”Joan Miró’s Cosmic Odyssey – Hair Pursued by 2 Planets””

Year Painted: 1938

Joan Miró’s “”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets,”” painted in 1938, is a mesmerizing masterpiece that embodies the artist’s iconic fusion of abstract symbolism and surrealist imagination. This enigmatic artwork holds a special place in art history for its captivating portrayal of celestial intrigue and cosmic wonder, inviting viewers on an otherworldly journey through the artist’s boundless creativity.

Born in 1893 in Barcelona, Spain, Joan Miró was a trailblazer of modern art, known for his unique approach to painting, drawing, and sculpture. He defied traditional artistic norms, embracing a free-spirited style that harmonized the conscious and subconscious realms. “”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets”” exemplifies Miró’s ability to transport spectators into his fantastical realm, where ordinary objects take on extraordinary roles.

The painting’s title, “”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets,”” adds an additional layer of intrigue. It beckons viewers to unravel its cryptic meaning, encouraging diverse interpretations. The celestial theme is immediately apparent, with the hair symbolizing earthly elements, while the two planets represent celestial forces. The juxtaposition of these elements suggests a cosmic narrative, evoking a sense of dynamism and movement.

Painted during a time of political unrest and impending conflict on the cusp of World War II, “”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets”” reflects Miró’s response to the turbulent state of the world. In its dreamlike and surreal composition, the painting captures the artist’s emotional response to the chaos and uncertainty of the era, making it an important testament to the power of art as a means of expression and reflection.

What sets this painting apart is its bold use of colors and shapes. Miró’s signature style, characterized by vibrant hues and whimsical forms, creates an immersive experience for the viewer. The interplay of primary colors against a contrasting background adds to the visual impact, drawing the eye deeper into the canvas.

“”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets”” continues to captivate art enthusiasts and critics alike. Its presence in numerous prestigious collections and exhibitions around the world further solidifies its significance in art history. The painting’s enduring allure lies in its ability to provoke curiosity, engage the imagination, and challenge artistic conventions.

In conclusion, Joan Miró’s “”Hair Pursued by 2 Planets,”” painted in 1938, remains a cosmic odyssey that embodies the artist’s unparalleled creativity and surrealist vision. Its evocative title, celestial theme, and dynamic composition make it a truly special and timeless piece that continues to resonate with audiences globally, reaffirming Miró’s position as a pioneering figure in the world of modern art.

Original size:
50 x 68 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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