Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Dancer, I – Jean Miro


(Jean Miro, Dancer, 1925. Oil on canvas. 115.5cm x 88.5cm)

So what do you think of that, then? 



Anonymous Marcus said...

It's got an unusual balance that appeals to me, and I like the blue - it achieves the desired contrast between the background and the heart without being to dark and gloomy.

Would have preferred the dancer to be nude though.

3/11/2009 10:23:00 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

no sir, i don't like it.

3/11/2009 07:53:00 pm  
Anonymous Willie said...

Not sure if the artist intended to have this effect, but it made me laugh out loud.

3/11/2009 08:20:00 pm  
Anonymous DenMT said...

I am a huge Miró fan - have had the lucky privilege of seeing two exhibitions of his work, I can honestly say that few painters have impacted me to the extent that Miró has. There is something quite powerful in his painting - giant, dark, shimmering fields of colour, populated with esoteric characters. More than many other painters, Miró's work hints at untold stories, and a whole deal of the pleasure of his work is in this implied narrative.

Two thumbs up.


3/11/2009 09:35:00 pm  
Blogger Dave Mann said...

Its rubbish. Wouldn't be worth printing on a tea towel.

3/12/2009 09:43:00 am  
Blogger Paul said...


3/12/2009 12:42:00 pm  
Blogger Lyndon said...

Well I'll tell you what happened.

I had a look yesterday from the live bookmark and, probably because of the title, I'd confused Miro with someone else and vaguely expected a more literal sketch.

And I keep my screen at a resolution where the whole thing doesn't fit an I had to scroll down.

So it was in those senses a surprise and a revelation respectively. And a very pleasant one.

3/12/2009 05:01:00 pm  
Blogger Bevan said...

Doesn't resonate with me...might make a nice wall paper pattern for a child's bedroom, no?

3/13/2009 02:14:00 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it's beautiful!

3/20/2009 03:17:00 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

....where is the dancer?

5/08/2009 11:04:00 pm  

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