Women, Birds, and a Star

Joan Miró Spanish

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In August 1939, one month before the outbreak of World War II, Miró moved with his wife to Varengeville in Normandy, France. During the Nazi occupation, Miró created a series of gouaches, the Constellations, on which this painting is based. André Breton described Miró's faces, stars, wings, lines, and crescents as "outside the world and outside time, too."

Women, Birds, and a Star, Joan Miró (Spanish, Barcelona 1893–1983 Palma de Mallorca), Oil on canvas

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