Tag: Joan Mir�


Mir� Mir� on the wall

The New Yorker’s Peter Schjeldahl on the Mir� show at MoMA: “‘I want to assassinate painting,’ Joan Mir� is reported to have said, in 1927. Four years later, the Catalan modern master elaborated, in an interview: ‘I intend to destroy, destroy everything that exists in painting. I have utter contempt […]


NY Mag’s fall painting picks

�Giorgio Morandi: 1890�1964,� Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY. Sept. 16�Dec. 14.“When the master of quiet still lifes died, in 1964, he was unfashionable in New York and London yet revered in Italy. Today, Morandi�s pastel paintings of bottles give the illusion of time stilled. The visual equivalent of slow food.” […]