Miro DVD, The Inner Fire
35 years after his death, Joan Miro is an iconic figure in the world of art: he left a huge and protean work. If the artist is well known for his colorful and bright paintings, he has been a pioneer in all areas of artistic creation. It is this complete artist, with endearing personality that the film makes us discover. Following in the footsteps of her grandson, Joan Punyet Miro, in charge of administering the artist's heritage, we discover an iconoclastic artist, hardworking, who sets the freedom to create as an absolute necessity. Joan Miro, artist very attached to his native land, but also an artist who until the end of his life has never ceased to renew himself ... At 80, he burns even his last paintings while his work reaches peaks in the art market.
The film gives voice to the artists and craftsmen who worked alongside him: the Catalan ceramist, Josep Lluis Artigas or the theater director, John Baixas, but also the French sculptor Gilbert Climenti.
Based on rare films showing the artist at work, but also on particular private collections such as that of the photographer Catala Rocca or the filmmaker Pere Portobello, we approach this artist as close as possible. The emotion hugs us as we leave Mirs, illuminated by the flame of creation until his last days.