Who painted The Farm?
Joan MiróThe Farm / ArtistJoan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish
painter, sculptor and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in 1981. Wikipedia
What is the painting called with the farmer and his wife?
It depicts a farmer standing beside his daughter – often mistakenly assumed to be his wife. The painting´s name is a word play on the house’s architectural style, Carpenter Gothic….
|Type||Oil on beaverboard|
|Dimensions||78 cm × 65.3 cm (303⁄4 in × 253⁄4 in)|
|Location||Art Institute of Chicago|
When was The Farm painted?
1921–1922The Farm / Created
Why did Miró paint The Farm?
In 1921, he determined to make a painting of this farm, a painting that he came to regard as one of the key works in his career. The Farm represents a brilliant amalgamation of an intense, even primitive realism with the formal vocabulary of cubism.
Where is The Farm painting by Joan Miro?
the National Gallery of Art
One of the works that most perplexed people was The Farm, that Miró made during 1920-1 and would always consider his first masterpiece. It is now in the National Gallery of Art in Washington (which is also the final venue of this exhibition) as a gift of the widow of the American writer Ernest Hemingway.
What is the subject of Son of man by Rene Magritte?
René MagritteThe Son of Man / Subject
What type of art is La Granja?
Naïve artThe Farm / Period
What does The Son of Man painting symbolize?
It has also been suggested that the piece aims to reflect the anonymity of the modern businessman and having to hide one’s true identity in order to conform. The way that the apple obscures the man’s face means that he is hiding his true self from the eyes of society.