Joan Miró’s Playful Creatures and Political Themes


Painted in 1938, ‘Peinture (L’Air) by Joan Miró is populated by playful creatures painted in bold primary tones, which resonate with a vibrant energy. But, as this episode of Expert Voices shows, it also gives an insight into Miró’s state of mind as he engages with the deteriorating political situation in his native Spain. ‘Peinture (L’Air)’ is a highlight of our upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale (19 June | London). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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