The Farm (Miró)

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The Farm is an oil painting made by Joan Miró between the summer of 1921 in Mont-roig del Camp and winter 1922 in Paris.wikipedia
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Joan Miró

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The Farm is an oil painting made by Joan Miró between the summer of 1921 in Mont-roig del Camp and winter 1922 in Paris.
One such painting, The Farm, showed a transition to a more individual style of painting and certain nationalistic qualities.

Mont-roig del Camp

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The Farm is an oil painting made by Joan Miró between the summer of 1921 in Mont-roig del Camp and winter 1922 in Paris.
It was a frequent subject in his early paintings, such as The Farm (1920-21) and The Tilled Field (1923-24).

Masia

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It is a kind of inventory of the masia (traditional Catalan farmhouse) owned by his family since 1911 in the town of Mont-roig del Camp.
Some early works of the Catalan painter Joan Miró depict his family's own masia as well as Catalan peasants.

National Gallery of Art

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It is preserved in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where it was given in 1987 by Mary Hemingway, coming from the private collection of American writer Ernest Hemingway, who had described it by saying, “It has in it all that you feel about Spain when you are there and all that you feel when you are away and cannot go there.

Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape

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Early works include The Farm and Head of a Catalan Peasant.

Paris

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The Farm is an oil painting made by Joan Miró between the summer of 1921 in Mont-roig del Camp and winter 1922 in Paris.

Mary Welsh Hemingway

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It is preserved in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where it was given in 1987 by Mary Hemingway, coming from the private collection of American writer Ernest Hemingway, who had described it by saying, “It has in it all that you feel about Spain when you are there and all that you feel when you are away and cannot go there.

United States

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It is preserved in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where it was given in 1987 by Mary Hemingway, coming from the private collection of American writer Ernest Hemingway, who had described it by saying, “It has in it all that you feel about Spain when you are there and all that you feel when you are away and cannot go there.

Ernest Hemingway

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It is preserved in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where it was given in 1987 by Mary Hemingway, coming from the private collection of American writer Ernest Hemingway, who had described it by saying, “It has in it all that you feel about Spain when you are there and all that you feel when you are away and cannot go there. Then, Jacques Viot, of the Pierre gallery, who after a few treatments, sold it to the writer Ernest Hemingway, for five thousand french francs.

Barcelona

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The painter, though born in Barcelona, was always linked with the rural world, especially the town of Mont-roig del Camp, and his early works show an influence of the landscapes and characters in their summer country views in the land of Tarragona.

Tarragona

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The painter, though born in Barcelona, was always linked with the rural world, especially the town of Mont-roig del Camp, and his early works show an influence of the landscapes and characters in their summer country views in the land of Tarragona.

Art dealer

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By economic necessity, he began a tour with art dealers to sell this artwork.

Léonce Rosenberg

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Léonce Rosenberg, among others who took care of the paintings of Picasso, agreed to have it in storage and any time and at the insistence of Miró, he seriously suggested dividing the canvas into small pieces to make it easier to sell.

Pablo Picasso

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Léonce Rosenberg, among others who took care of the paintings of Picasso, agreed to have it in storage and any time and at the insistence of Miró, he seriously suggested dividing the canvas into small pieces to make it easier to sell.

French franc

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Then, Jacques Viot, of the Pierre gallery, who after a few treatments, sold it to the writer Ernest Hemingway, for five thousand french francs.

Cahiers d'art

Hemingway wrote in 1934 in the journal Cahiers d'art, "I won't change The Farm for any painting in the world"

Symbol

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In them, as in The Farm, can be observed succession in the transformation of figurative forms to other places, where there are all kinds of symbol and graphics.

Graffiti

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According to statements made by the grandson of the artist Emilio Fernandez Miró, "In addition both the Barcelona Joan Miró Foundation and the family yield original works. The house is full of graffitis, which my grandfather used as drafts for his works [...] We want it to be a living museum. We will be providing it with works in rotation."

James Johnson Sweeney

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The Farm is the culminating work of the "retailer" time of Joan Miró, made when he was twenty-nine years old, and James J. Sweeney considered as "key work of the artist's later development."

Home

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The mythical relationship with the land held by Miró is summarized in this table, the graphic nature of naive and unrealistic of all objects: the animals are domestic, plants are the ones that the man works and objects are all of daily use and necessary for the home.

Surrealism

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Learn all the details to a minimum, is called the "Miró handwriting" starting point for the following years of his contact with surrealism.

Farmhouse

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It is made in a place where you can see the daily activities of a farmhouse and the characteristics of the building objects and animals.

Georges Braque

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Like a stock shows a mule, some chickens, a dog, a goat, a rabbit, snails, insects and lizards, most isolated and most of them placed on any object that ago as a display on pedestals, the possibility of union between the object and animal piece by Braque "says justification" and get moving among the other elements of the work depicted.

Eucalyptus

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In the center of the painting is a large eucalyptus born of a black circle, which contrasts with the white circle representing the Sun from the sky.

Arthur Danto

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Calling the work "Miró's climactic masterpiece," American critic Arthur Danto wrote,