Still Life with Lamp

By Joan Miro SKU:200882

Joan Miró's "Still Life with Lamp," painted in 1936, is a captivating artwork that exemplifies the artist's unique blend of abstraction and representation. The painting features a surreal composition with colorful geometric shapes, an enigmatic lamp, and symbolic elements. Miró's use of bold colors and fluid lines creates a dynamic and visually engaging scene. The juxtaposition of everyday objects with dreamlike elements challenges traditional notions of reality and invites viewers to explore their imagination. "Still Life with Lamp" is special because it reflects Miró's innovative style and his ability to evoke emotion and curiosity through a playful and mysterious visual language.

33 cm

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Title: Joan Miró – Still Life with Lamp
Year Painted: 1936

Joan Miró’s “”Still Life with Lamp,”” painted in 1936 during a period of political unrest in Spain, is an extraordinary example of his artistic genius. This masterpiece showcases Miró’s signature style of surrealism, where he skillfully combines abstract and figurative elements to create a captivating composition.

In “”Still Life with Lamp,”” a dreamlike scene unfolds, featuring vibrant colors and whimsical shapes. A lamp, emitting a warm glow, stands prominently in the foreground. Surrounding it are a series of seemingly unrelated objects, such as geometric forms, a bird-like creature, and celestial symbols. The arrangement challenges traditional notions of perspective and reality, inviting viewers to interpret the artwork on a personal and emotional level.

This painting is highly regarded for its artistic complexity and profound symbolism. Miró’s use of playful and organic shapes reflects his belief in the power of the subconscious mind and the liberation of creativity from rational constraints. The work exudes a sense of mystery and intrigue, drawing the viewer into an enchanting world where imagination reigns supreme.

Miró’s “”Still Life with Lamp”” is especially significant in the context of his broader body of work. It represents a pivotal moment in his artistic journey, where he embraced abstraction and developed a visual language uniquely his own. The painting also conveys a sense of hope and resilience during a time of political turmoil, reflecting the artist’s unwavering commitment to creativity and expression as an act of defiance against oppression.

Today, “”Still Life with Lamp”” is housed in the collection of the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona, where it continues to inspire art enthusiasts and scholars alike. Its timeless appeal lies in its ability to transcend time and space, inviting viewers to delve into the boundless realm of the imagination.

In conclusion, Joan Miró’s “”Still Life with Lamp”” is a testament to the artist’s extraordinary talent and his unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of artistic expression. Through its innovative composition and thought-provoking symbolism, the painting remains a significant and cherished artwork in the world of modern art.

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

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