Stars in Snails’ Sexes

By Joan Miro SKU:200866

"Stars in Snails' Sexes," painted by Joan Miró in 1937, is a truly exceptional artwork that showcases the artist's unique blend of Surrealism and abstract symbolism. In this painting, Miró creates a whimsical and enigmatic world filled with organic shapes, celestial bodies, and mysterious creatures. The title itself is evocative, hinting at the fantastical and dreamlike nature of the composition. Miró's use of vibrant colors and fluid lines adds to the painting's sense of movement and energy, drawing viewers into a world of imaginative wonder. This masterpiece remains special for its ability to transport viewers into a realm of imaginative freedom and profound symbolism.

54 cm

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Title: “”Joan Miró – Stars in Snails’ Sexes””

Year Painted: 1937

“”Stars in Snails’ Sexes,”” painted by Joan Miró in 1937, is a remarkable and captivating masterpiece that exemplifies the artist’s extraordinary creative vision. The painting is a vibrant display of Miró’s unique artistic language, blending surrealism, abstract elements, and symbolism in a harmonious composition.

In this artwork, Miró creates a fantastical universe where whimsical shapes, celestial bodies, and mysterious creatures coexist. The title itself, “”Stars in Snails’ Sexes,”” is a poetic and enigmatic phrase that adds to the painting’s intrigue and invites viewers to explore its deeper meaning.

The use of bright colors, fluid lines, and bold brushstrokes gives the painting a sense of movement and dynamism. Miró’s distinctive approach to space and form allows viewers to experience a surreal and dreamlike journey into the artist’s imagination.

One of the most fascinating aspects of “”Stars in Snails’ Sexes”” is its open-ended interpretation. Miró deliberately leaves the meaning of the painting ambiguous, encouraging viewers to find their own personal connections and emotions within the artwork. This ambiguity is one of the reasons why the painting continues to captivate art enthusiasts and scholars alike.

The artwork’s symbolism has been subject to various interpretations, with some suggesting it represents the cosmic and the terrestrial realms merging, while others see it as an exploration of the subconscious mind. The snail, a recurring motif in Miró’s works, is believed to symbolize transformation, growth, and the cyclical nature of life.

“”Stars in Snails’ Sexes”” is an exceptional example of Miró’s ability to balance playful spontaneity with profound philosophical ideas. It is a testament to his lifelong pursuit of expressing the complexities of human existence through the language of art.

This painting is housed in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, where it continues to inspire and captivate visitors from around the world. Its presence in one of the world’s most renowned art institutions solidifies its status as a highly esteemed and special artwork in art history.

In conclusion, “”Stars in Snails’ Sexes”” is an extraordinary creation by Joan Miró that embodies the essence of his artistic genius. Its rich symbolism, dreamlike imagery, and timeless allure make it an exceptional and unforgettable painting in the realm of modern art.

Original size:
97 x 130 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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