Joan Miro. Women, Birds, Stars
Sakip Sabanci Museum
September 23, 2014 to February 1, 2015
Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), hosts a comprehensive exhibition consisting of the Catalan artist and sculptor Joan Miró, born in Barcelona. This exhibition, titled ‘Joan Miró. Women, Birds and Stars’ focuses on the maturity period of the groundbreaking and multi-faceted artist. The exhibition, made possible with the sponsorship of Sabancı Holding and organized in collaboration with the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona, the Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation, as well as the family collection in Mallorca, will be open to the public between the dates of September 23, 2014 – February 1, 2015. The exhibition focuses on woman, bird and star themes of Miró, who was heavily inspired by his observations on the Mediterranean geography and people throughout his career. The exhibition will provide the opportunity for viewers to understand the symbolic language of the artist through a rich selection of artworks in different mediums such as oil on canvas, sculpture, lithography and ceramics. With this exhibition, art enthusiasts in Istanbul will be able to witness the various interpretations of the energy the artist drew from the Mediterranean culture.
Miro: The Experience of Seeing
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham
September 14, 2014 to February 22, 2015
The Nasher Museum presents Miró: The Experience of Seeing, an exhilarating exhibition of works by Spanish-born artist Joan Miró. This is the first-ever presentation of the final 20 years of Miró’s career. Don’t miss the only East Coast venue for this special ticketed exhibition. All works are on loan from the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
Joan Miro: From Earth to Sky
September 12, 2014 to January 11, 2015
With his imaginative pictorial motifs, Joan Miró is one of the most popular artists of the 20th century. The Albertina is dedicating a solo exhibition to the Catalonian artist containing around 100 paintings, drawings and objects, which strives to emphasise the poetic quality of the famous Surrealist.