Joan Miro exhibit opens at Duke University art museum

Joan Miró, ‘Femmes VI’ (Women VI), 1969, oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73 x 92 cm). Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain. © 2014 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York / ADAGP, Paris, France.

Joan Miró, ‘Femmes VI’ (Women VI), 1969, oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73 x 92 cm). Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain. © 2014 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York / ADAGP, Paris, France.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – An exhibition of more than 50 works by artist Joan Miro is opening at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

The museum is the only East Coast site for the exhibit of works by the Barcelona-born artist. The exhibit titled “Miro: The Experience of Seeing” covers the final 20 years of the artist’s career.

The exhibit includes 27 sculptures, 18 paintings and six drawings, some of them more than 6 feet tall. The exhibit continues at the Nasher Museum through February.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 7 to 17 and free for children 6 and under. Admission is free for Duke students and Nasher Museum members. Discounted tickets are available for faculty, staff and alumni and for non-Duke students.

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Online: http://nasher.duke.edu/miro/

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Joan Miró, ‘Femmes VI’ (Women VI), 1969, oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73 x 92 cm). Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain. © 2014 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York / ADAGP, Paris, France.

Joan Miró, ‘Femmes VI’ (Women VI), 1969, oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73 x 92 cm). Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain. © 2014 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York / ADAGP, Paris, France.