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Gordon Crook | 'Festival' (1991) | Australian Tapestry Workshop | Weavers: Cheryl Thornton, Joy Smith

Gordon Crook | 'Festival' (1991) | Australian Tapestry Workshop | Weavers: Cheryl Thornton, Joy Smith

Marc Chagall, 1964

CHAGALL Marc, born Movsja Zacharovitsj SJAGAL (Russian Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul-de-Vence he also created tapestries.

Joan Miro

“I make no distinction between poetry and painting.” -Joan Miro~~ Joan Miró i Ferrà (April – December was a world renowned Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramist who was born in the sea port city of Barcelona.

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Some Thoughts About Richard Serra and Martin Puryear (Part Puryear) Martin Puryear, “Ladder for Booker T. Washington” (©Martin Puryear, Courtesy Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)

Joan Miro was an inventive child long into his 80's. His paintings are usually layers of fantasy rendered in bold color and organic shapes and line. His style is less about order and more about other types of imagined forces. Occasionally we see a Miro composition where a rhythmical association of elements (here, it's the thick black lines; the small colored ellipses) embraces unity in a spontaneous but controlled manner. Notice too, the elegant variety of proportioned areas of negative…

Joan Miro La Femme Arborescente 1974 Etching, aquatint, and carborundum on Arches of 50 Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris; printed by Morsang, Paris Signature in graphite lower right