Joan Miro (1893-1983) once confessed: "I'm overwhelmed when I see, in an immense sky, the crescent of the moon, or the sun. There, in my pictures, tiny forms in huge empty spaces. Empty spaces, empty horizons, empty plains - everything which is bare has always greatly impressed me." One of the most significant Spanish painters of the twentieth century, Miro moved from an early style influenced by Fauvism and Cubism to develop his own unique artistic signature, characterized by abstract, challenging pictograms. Miro became a leading figure in the art world, counting among his friends many of the great artists and intellectuals of the day, including such legendary figures as Francis Picabia, Tristan Tzara, and Pablo Picasso. The Little Book of Miro provides a detailed and thoughtful guide to the life and works of this superb artist. Including a full biographical introduction followed by some seventy thematic entries on various aspects of Miro's life and work, the book also presents color reproductions of his most significant paintings, as well as an excellent chronology and bibliography.