Miró’s Black and Red Series: A New Acquisition in Context

November 19, 1998–February 2, 1999

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Joan Miró. Plate 8 from Black and Red Series (Série noire et rouge). 1938. Etching, 6 5/8 × 10 1/8ʺ (16.8 × 26.8 cm). Purchased with the Frances Keech Fund and funds given by Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro, Gilbert Kaplan, Jeanne C. Thayer, Reba and Dave Williams, Ann and Lee Fensterstock, Linda Barth Goldstein, Walter Bareiss, Mrs. Melville Wakeman Hall, Emily Rauh Pulitzer, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert D. Schimmel. © 2016 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Celebrates the acquisition of Joan Miró’s Black and Red Series, a landmark suite of eight etchings from 1938, for MoMA’s permanent collection. Also includes works by Miró’s peers such as Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Man Ray, André Masson, and Pablo Picasso.

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