1. The artist’s point of view : Joan Miró. Woman, Bird and Star – Joan Miró, 1942. Look at this painting. Can you see a woman? Or a bird? Can you see the star?. Lines , shapes and colours are the basic elements of pictures. 2. Lines.
Woman, Bird and Star– Joan Miró, 1942
Lines, shapes and colours are the basic elements of pictures.
There are lots of different types of lines used in art.
Artists use colours to express ideas and feelings.
Shapes can be regular.
Shapes can be irregular.
(Barcelona, 1893 – Palma de Mallorca, 1983)
Miró was one of the most important painters of the 20th century.
He used lots of curved lines, irregular shapes and different colours.
Harlequin’s Carnival (1924–1925)
Miró was a ‘surrealist’. He created works of art about dreams, emotions and feelings.
Dutch Interior I (1928)