Joan Miró (20 April 1893 Barcelona, Spain – 25 December 1983 Majorca, Spain) was a painter, sculptor, and ceramicist.
His early works, influenced by Catalan folksart and influences by Cubism and Fauvism. From the beginning to the middle of the 1920s he was influenced by the art flows of Dadaism and Surrealism which made him changed his style and led him away from objectivity.
As a representative of classical modernism, Miró is one of the most popular artists of the 20th century with his imaginative motifs. His magical symbols for the moon, stars, bird, eye and woman are among the best-known elements of his art.