Alexander Calder and Joan Miró present in New York Museum
The Calder/Miró exhibition: constellations was inaugurated Wednesday at the galleries PACE and Acquavella in New York (United States). Sample establishes a dialogue on the theme of the second world war.
Sixty creations, including sculptures, paintings and graphic works, are part of the double exposure that links to Joan Miró (1893-1983) and Alexander Calder (1898-1976) during the war, period in which both were held incommunicado.
“Woman and bird mirror” of Joan Miró. Photo: Museo Reina Sofía’s grandchildren in the presentation of the exhibition artists spoke on influences, political commitment and friendship that brought together them.
“Their lives were always two paths in parallel. They were soul mates,”said the grandson of the painter, sculptor and ceramist catalan, Joan Punyet Miró.
“Constellation with Diabolo” by Alexander Calder. Photo: prensapress.com “There was magic when they were together,” said Punyet Miró. During the inauguration was also the granddaughter of Pablo Picasso, Diana Widmaier Picasso.