Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a Woman

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Ciphers and Constellations in Love with a Woman
Artist Joan Miró
Year 1941
Type watercolor and gouache with pencil
Dimensions 46 cm × 38 cm (18 in × 15 in)
Location Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, iIllinois, USA

Ciphers and Constellations in Love with a Woman (Catalan: Xifrats i constellacions, en l'amor amb una dona) is a painting by Joan Miró created in 1941. The medium is gouache, watercolor, and graphite on paper, and the work's dimensions are 46 cm × 38 cm (18 in × 15 in). It is in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.[1] It is one of the 23 pieces in Miró's Constellations series.[2]

The painting inspired a poem of the same title by Ruth Moon Kempher.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/79593 Art Institute of Chicago
  2. ^ Book: Satie - 3 Gymnopedies and 3 Gnossiennes ISBN 0-7390-0692-4
  3. ^ Kempher, Ruth Moon (2006). A Book of Designs and Hours. Pudding House Publications. ISBN 1589983823