Antoni Miró

Antoni MiróHe was born in Alcoi in 1944, and at present lives and works at Mas Sopalmo. In 1960 he was awarded the first prize for painting by the Town Hall of Alcoi. In January 1965 he carried out his first one-man show and founded the Alcoiart group (1965-1972). In 1972 he founded Gruppo Denunzia in Brescia (ltaly). Since then he has held a number of exhibitions, both in Spain and abroad, and he has also been distinguished with various awards and honourable mentions. He is a member of several intenational academies. The different periods or series of his work, such as Les Nues (The Nudes) of 1964, La Fam (Hunger) of 1966, Els Bojos (The Mad) of 1967, Experimentacions (Experimentations) and Vietnam, both of 1968, L'Home (Man) of 1970, America Negra (Black America) of 1972, LHome Avui (Man Today) of 1973, El Dolar (The Dollar), executed between 1973 and 1980, Pinteu Pintura (Paint Paint), carried out between 1980 and 1990, and Vivace, begun in 1991, reject all kinds of oppression and cry out for freedom and human solidarity. Miró's oeuvre forms part of many museums and private collections all over the worid, and has generated a wlde bibliography that studies his work in detail. Web:

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