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“A great visit and a great view!”

Pilar and Joan Miro Foundation in Mallorca
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A great visit and a great view!”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Although not particularly a lover of Miro, I felt I needed to educate myself a little more about this icon of modern art and to try to understand more. I had the honour of being guided round by an expert from the Fundacio. It's not quite as representative as Barcelona, in that most of the works are actually the later ones, but interesting to see the development of his thoughts. I thought the signing to get there could have been much better- almost as though the tourist board want to keep it a secret ... as well they might, in some ways, as the views are stunning and the atmosphere of intimacy, in particular the beautiful old farmhouse of Son Boter further up the hill which he used as a studio, would have been ruined by too many visitors. I felt the trick was to try and imagine the amazing scenery in the 50s, when he was first there. He would have had the most beautiful uninterrupted views over the bay. It was quite thrilling to see much of what he was obviously still engaged with, simply left there. Very richly challenging.

Visited September 2013
4 Thank polyglot349
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous !”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Worth the effort to find and good value at 6 euros entrance.
Wonderful location which gives an great insight on Miro' lifestyle at home with fab Exhibition space to show his work. interesting Workshops, Art & Architecture, plus bonus of a lovely garden to enjoy in the sun.

Visited September 2013
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Lisbon District, Portugal
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely lovely”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

So representative of Joan Miro aesthetics, and so reminiscent of the Miro foundation in Barcelona although not so well maintained. Nevertheless, the exhibition was rich and very explanatory of the print processes the artist endorsed. Lovely selection of early works, a must see in Palma.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Eleni A
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Loved this museum”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

First visit was close to an earlier than usual closing so we just had a snack at their excellent cafe. Second visit was earlier so that we had time to enjoy the excellent museum and tour of Miro's studios. Unusual residential location, but it is well worth setting aside a few hours time to visit and savor.

Visited August 2013
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

One of our principal reasons for subjecting ourselves to four days in Palma Nova and boy was it worth it. What should you mention first? The breathtaking architecture, ranging from traditional Majorcan, through high fifties modernism to the triumph of the recent main gallery; the art itself, displayed in seamless harmony with the buildings; the interaction of the site with its natural environment, or more probably the thing I've mentioned last, the spirit of the man himself, captured (should that be liberated?) in a way I can't recall in any other space. Visit or else.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank TonyCherry
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