“Metamorphosis” is not just one picture, but a whole series of collages, sketches, which was completed by Joan Miro in one year (from 1935 to 1936). This series served as a kind of interlude to "The picture on masonite."
Inspiration for writing collages, the author drew from his attitude to politics and the situation that prevailed at that time in Spain and Catalonia. During this period, conservative ministers met in the government, with which many residents of Spain disagreed.
All Miro's works seem to be a haven for biomorphic grotesque formations. They are funny, self-sufficient, live their own lives. Despite this, they live in our subconscious, being at the same time, a symbol of birth, development, life. These metamorphoses live their endless life quite fun and noisy. Art historians compare the work of Miro with his fellow countryman - the architect Antonio Gaudi. He had the same crazy fantasies that he tried to realize, convey his vision to all other people.
“Metamorphoses” is written in such a way that despite the workload of the canvas, everything harmoniously fits into the picture, balancing the whole work.
A series of metamorphoses was written with different materials, collages were made from newspaper cuts. It is stored in various private collections in New York, Paris and Zurich.
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