Abirpothi

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April 20

His was one of the most expensive artworks in WTC to be lost in 9/11: Joan Miró was born today

April 20, On This Day Surrealist, Fauvist, Expressionist — this Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist wore many-a-hat, but his work was ever redefining tropes at every turn and politically charged through most of his life. Joan Miró was born on April 20, 1893, in Barcelona.  It is written that he “was notable for his interest …

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The day Frida Kahlo’s Barbie version got rejected (And Joan Miro was born)

April 20, On This Day A Swedish piece of sunshine During the 20th century, a certain painting became an icon for the history of Stockholm, the Swedish capital. Even today, it is frequently displayed whenever the history of the city is commemorated. This piece of art is Vädersolstavlan (Swedish for ‘The Sundog Painting’) — an …

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