Joan Miró- Catalan Landscape (The Hunter) – (Joan Miro) Previous Next


Style: Surrealism

Topics: Hunting

Date: 1900

Size: 65 x 100 cm

Museum: Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)

Technique: Oil On Canvas

Catalan Landscape is an oil painting that represents cultural movement during early 20th century. It was created by Joan Miro and it display dreams and hallucinations concept that the world was surpassing during its creation time. It primarily emphasize on Catalonia people and culture prevailing during the early decade. Interpretation of painting was clearly focused on killing of human being which is clearly displayed through black lines that connects the different objects that represents the Catalan people and landscape. This painting is housed in Museum of Modern Art Gallery of New York.
It depicts geometric elements float against a minimal landscape."Sard"- a fragment of the word "sardana", the name of a catalonian folk dance is written in the lower right hand corner. Triangular shapes occupy the lower left of the composition while a circle dominates the right half. A triangle similarly appears on the left of Summer Couch.


Joan Miro


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