Joan Miró Quotes

Who the Heck is Joan Miró?

Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish artist from Barcelona known for his abstract and childlike paintings.

Born April 20, 1893
Died December 25, 1983

Best 8 Quotes by Joan Miró

“I believe that to do anything in this world one needs a love for risk and adventure, and above all, to be able to do without what middle-class families call 'future'.”

Joan Miró

“If you have any notion of where you are going, you will never get anywhere.”

Joan Miró

“More important than a work of art itself is what it will sow. Art can die, a painting can disappear. What counts is the seed.”

Joan Miró

“Poetry and painting are done in the same way you make love; it's an exchange of blood, a total embrace - without caution, without any thought of protecting yourself.”

Joan Miró

“The more I work, the more I want to work.”

Joan Miró

“To gain freedom is to gain simplicity.”

Joan Miró

“When I stand before a canvas, I never know what I'll do, and I am the first one surprised at what comes out.”

Joan Miró

“You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.”

Joan Miró