- The institutional meeting, which took place this Thursday, was attended by the president of the Foundation and mayor of Mont-roig del Camp, Fran Morancho, and the artist’s grandson Joan Punyet.
- Previously, on Wednesday, they attended the official opening of the exhibition “Miró Picasso” in Barcelona, where the painting “La Masia” can be seen.
Mas Miró was visited this week by the Mayor of Palma, Jaime Martínez Llabrés, who visited the facility with the aim of reinforcing the so-called “Miró Triangle”, which highlights Mont-roig, Mallorca and Barcelona as key points in the artist’s creative universe. The institutional meeting was attended by the president of the Mas Miró Foundation and mayor of Mont-roig del Camp, Fran Morancho, Joan Miró’s grandson, Joan Punyet, the Councillor for Culture of Palma City Council, Javier Bonet, and the director of Mas Miró, Elena Juncosa.
The Mayor of Palma visited Mas Miró and the places that make up the artist’s emotional landscape in the municipality, ending the visit at the hermitage Mare de Déu de la Roca. Martínez, who also holds the presidency of the Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation in Mallorca, explained that it is the aim of Palma City Council “to make a clear commitment to raising awareness of the figure of this unique artist, and to do so through a dynamic of cooperation with the other facilities that also make up the “Miró Triangle”.
A unique opportunity to see “La Masia”
Prior to the meeting at Mas Miró, on Wednesday, the two mayors attended the official inauguration in Barcelona of the exhibition “Miró-Picasso”, an exhibition organised jointly by the Fundació Joan Miró and the Museu Picasso. The latter is where the painting “La Masía” can be seen until 25 February 2024, when it will return to the National Gallery in Washington.
In the opening ceremony, the president of the Mas Miró Foundation and the director of the equipment, Elena Juncosa, took the opportunity to convey to King Felipe VI and the Minister of Culture, Miquel Iceta, the great value of Mas Miró and Mont-roig in the universe and the work of Joan Miró. Together with the artist’s grandson, and the mayors of Barcelona, Jaume Collboni, and of Palma, Jaime Martínez Llabrés, emphasized the importance of strengthening the expectations and scope of the “Miró Triangle”.
Mont-roig del Camp, 20 October 2023