Exile and recognition
Exile and recognition

1937 He paints the large mural The Reaper (Catalan Peasant in Revolt), now lost, for the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic at the Paris International Exhibition.

1939 Miró takes refuge in Varengeville-sur- Mer, Normandy, and begins work on his celebrated Constellations series.

1940 Normandy is bombed, and Miró seeks refuge in Palma de Mallorca.

1941 He exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His work is very well received in the USA. Miró does hardly any painting between 1941 and 1944, but produces a large amount of works on paper during those years.

Miró painting The Reaper at the Spanish Pavilion, 1937.
Roness-Ruan, Archivo Successió Miró.
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