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Constellation: Toward the Rainbow  1941

by Joan Miró

In 1919, Joan Miró left his native country of Spain for France, where, along with fellow Spaniard Salvador Dalí, he became one of the pioneers of Surrealism. Inspired by the movement's engagement with psychology and poetic play with form, Miró developed a dreamlike style based on whimsical allusions to reality and lyrical, fancifully colored compositions. In May 1940, afte...
18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
Gouache and oil wash on paper
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art