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Animated Landscape  1927

by Joan Miró

The free-floating fantasy and delicate calligraphic lines of Miró's painting show the influence of the Surrealist circle. In the 1920s the artist became part of the group of artists, critics, and poets. As Miró recalled later: "As for Breton and Eluard...they ignored my existence until my painting freed itself in the direction of poetry and dreams." (Source: [url=https://w...
51 x 76 3/4 in. (129.5 x 194.9 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art