Femme, Woman

Lobby of the City Hall (access through Plaça Sant Jaume)

Sculptor: Joan Miró
Materials: Bronze on limestone base from San Vicente, polished

Joan Miró wanted to give his city a sculpture to commemorate its 90th anniversary and chose this woman, carved in 1981. gave in 1983, a few weeks before he died, and shortly after the inauguration in April, his work woman and bird in the park then called still the slaughterhouse and which now bears the name of the artist. It was the time that the mayor Narcís Serra, the first after the Franco dictatorship, wanted to transform the lobby of City Hall in a kind of open to the public museum. The opening day in May, the special aspect of this Mironian woman and the recent success of ET, the film of Steven Spielberg, prompted one participant to drop aloud the popular phrase of spilberguià alien "My house" provoking laughter. Some say that the Joker was the Colita photographer.

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  • Pl. Sant Jaume, 1

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