New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

“A Conversation On Joan Miró” with His Grandson Joan Punyet Miró at NYU, Oct. 30

October 13, 2008
N-87, 2008-09

In celebration of the major museum exhibition “Joan Miró: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937,” which will be on view at The Museum of Modern Art from November 2, 2008 through January 12, 2009, the Catalan Center at New York University will host “A Conversation with Joan Punyet Miró”. This special event takes place on Thursday, October 30, at 7 p.m., at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. It is free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.8255.

Joan Punyet Miró, the artist’s grandson, executor, and coauthor of the recent catalogue raisonné of Miró and Josep Lloren Artigas’ works in ceramics, will discuss Miró’s work and the upcoming exhibition with Anne Umland, curator of the upcoming exhibition at MoMA. Punyet Miró will also offer personal insights into the life of Surrealism’s greatest and most lyrical painter-poet. The dialogue will be moderated by Edward J. Sullivan, dean of humanities in the NYU Faculty of Arts and Science.

“Joan Miró: Painting and Anti-Painting 1927-1937” is the first major museum exhibition to investigate Miró’s notorious claim that he wanted to “assassinate” painting. By assembling in unprecedented depth the interrelated series of paintings, collages, objects, and drawings Miró created over the course of a single, transformative decade, the exhibition reveals Miró’s struggle not simply to negate painting, but to reinvent and reinvigorate his own art.

The event is organized by the Catalan Center, an affiliate of the Institut Ramon Llull, and MoMA, with the support of the King Juan Carlos Center.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News



NYU In the News

CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

NYU Footer