Joan Miró (1893-1983).
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Joan Miro's painting Carnival of Harlequin, completed in 1924, displays a scene of brightly colored organic forms and shapes in a humorous manner.
The creatures or figures in Miro's paintings appear almost as if they are cartoons, taking up the entire canvas so that the viewer doesn't focus on merely one aspect of the scene.
Some of the shapes appear to be floating in the top corners of the canvas while others, such as the one on the left side, use ladders to climb up through the work.
The figures in Miro's Carnival of Harlequin are "lively, remarkably vivid, and even the inanimate objects have an eager vitality“
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