Tate: Miró and the Spanish Civil War

June 24, 2011

The Tate Modern’s Marko Daniel–co-curator of Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, up until September–blogs on Miró’s Still Life with an Old Shoe, often considered to be the Catalan painter’s “Guernica”:

Just before starting on the still-life he wrote, ‘We are living through a terrible drama, everything happening in Spain is terrifying in a way you would never imagine.’

Read the full post here.