Public art from Surrealist on display on Catalan streets
People taking inspiration from the Tate Modern's newest temporary exhibition may like to travel to Barcelona on a solo holiday.
The latest Tate exhibition is a retrospective on the work Spanish Surrealist painter Joan Miro, who spent many years in the Catalonian city and was indeed born in Barcelona.
Travellers can not only visit some important places in the artist's life, such as his birth-place and the location of his first solo exhibition, but can also see his art on the streets.
Dona i l'Ocell is a piece of public art based in a plaza which bears the artist's name. The sculpture - which translates from the Catalan language as Woman and Bird - is covered in a colourful mosaic.
Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape exhibition is set to open at the Tate Modern on Southbank and will run until September 11th. Some works on show include The Tilled Field and Catalan Landscape.