Joan Miro. People and Dog in the Sun. Joan Miro. 1893-1983 Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramist His work has been called “a sandbox for the subconscious mind” Known for creating many Public Works.
People and Dog in the Sun
Joan Miro was born in Spain. He began drawing at an early age and studied art throughout school. Much of his work is said to have childlike qualities. He had a very long career and was influenced by many artistic styles.
Joan Miro became famous for completing art installations in public places.
One of his works, a tapestry, hung in the World Trade Center in New York City. It was the most expensive piece of art destroyed when the Twin Towers fell on September 11, 2001.