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Antoni Tapies

Spain Born in: 1923 Bestsellers Masterpieces

Antoni Tàpies is one of the most iconic painters on the twentieth century Spanish art scene. He died in 2012 in his home city, Barcelona, and left his mysterious paintings, which earned him the Wolf Art Foundation Prize in 1981 and the UNESCO Picasso Gold Medal in 1993, as well as other prizes… He was interested in painting from a very young age, but decided to study law.

Forced to pause his activities for two years due to a lung infection, he used his convalescence to immerse himself into literature and the study of art history, philosophy and Romantic music. The culture he absorbed would strongly influence his creation. In 1942, he suffered from a tachycardia episode, provoking hallucinations, this incident increased his desire to practise his art. He identified with the Dadaist and Surrealist movements and created the movement « Dau al Set », contrary to the Francoist Academy. When he arrived in Paris in 1951, he met the modern artists of the time such as Braque and Chagall, who showed him various techniques: dripping, scraping.

His medical profile evokes that of various figures involved in Art Brut but it is not the only aspect that links him to the movement. In fact, the blending of assembled artistic materials and materials from everyday life is characteristic of Art Brut. With a lack of aesthetic concerns, his work moves towards Arte Povera. His use of waste increased with the emergence of Pop Art, where objects, stripped of soul, were favoured in creation, in response to consumerism in society. He placed great importance on the symbolism of colours, in particular red, omnipresent in his palette, a reminder of the violence of the war. Symbolic elements mar his work: numbers, initials, colours, making them mystical and undecipherable.

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Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Croix carton, Print

Antoni Tapies

Croix carton, 1984
66 x 82.5 cm
Print

$1,735

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Llambrec material, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec material, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$2,313

Antoni Tapies, Cloche tibétaine, Print

Antoni Tapies

Cloche tibétaine, 1991
120 x 79 cm
Print

$2,197

Antoni Tapies, Bande rouge, Print

Antoni Tapies

Bande rouge, 1984
50 x 65.5 cm
Print

$1,850

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, AL, Print

Antoni Tapies

AL, 1983
90 x 60 cm
Print

$2,197

Antoni Tapies, Déchirure, Print

Antoni Tapies

Déchirure, 1984
99 x 73 cm
Print

$1,966

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Pintura Poema, Print

Antoni Tapies

Pintura Poema, 1973
76 x 55 cm
Print

$1,099

Antoni Tapies, Le Cercle de Cord, Print

Antoni Tapies

Le Cercle de Cord, 1969
58.4 x 77.5 cm
Print

$2,850

Antoni Tapies, Le Riz, Print

Antoni Tapies

Le Riz, 1969
58.4 x 77.5 cm
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$5,500

Antoni Tapies, Untitled from St. Gallen, Print

Antoni Tapies

Untitled from St. Gallen, 1965
55.9 x 76.2 cm
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$2,850

Antoni Tapies, Le Cercle de Cord, Print

Antoni Tapies

Le Cercle de Cord, 1969
58.4 x 77.5 cm
Print

$2,850

Antoni Tapies, Le Riz, Print

Antoni Tapies

Le Riz, 1969
58.4 x 77.5 cm
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$5,500

Antoni Tapies, Homage to Picasso, Print

Antoni Tapies

Homage to Picasso, 1973
59.3 x 76 x 0.1 cm
Print

$2,082

Antoni Tapies, Untitled from Artist Against Torture, Print

Antoni Tapies

Untitled from Artist Against Torture, 1993
80 x 60 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,619 $1,295

Antoni Tapies, Creu i S, Print

Antoni Tapies

Creu i S, 1976
56 x 76 cm
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$4,626

Antoni Tapies, Visca Catalunya, Print

Antoni Tapies

Visca Catalunya, 1976
56 x 76 cm
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$4,626

Antoni Tapies, Abanico negro, Print

Antoni Tapies

Abanico negro, 2000
31.5 x 50 cm
Print

$411

Antoni Tapies, Serie Frégoli, Print

Antoni Tapies

Serie Frégoli, 1969
38 x 51 cm
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$1,232

Antoni Tapies, The Theater Stage, Print

Antoni Tapies

The Theater Stage, 1976
49 x 75.5 x 0.1 cm
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$2,082

Antoni Tapies, Untitled from 'Berlin Suite' portfolio, Print

Antoni Tapies

Untitled from 'Berlin Suite' portfolio, 1974
55 x 76 x 0.1 cm
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$1,145

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 18, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 18, 1975
56 x 76 cm
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$2,313

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 17, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 17, 1975
76 x 56 cm
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$2,082

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 15, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 15, 1975
76 x 56 cm
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$2,313

Antoni Tapies, Sans Titre (Untitled), Print

Antoni Tapies

Sans Titre (Untitled), 1980
29.5 x 46.1 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,735

Antoni Tapies, Dib 1, Print

Antoni Tapies

Dib 1, 1974
56 x 76 cm
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$1,619

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec Material, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec Material, 1975
44 x 32 x 3 cm
Print

$2,082

Antoni Tapies, Ligne d'horizon, Print

Antoni Tapies

Ligne d'horizon, 1973
29.5 x 46 cm
Print

$1,272

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec7, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec7, 1975
56 x 76 cm
Print

$1,735

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec5, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec5, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 6, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec 6, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec9, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec9, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 10, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec 10, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, LLambre11, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre11, 1975
56 x 76 cm
Print

$2,082

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec3, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec3, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$2,082

Antoni Tapies, LLambre1, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre1, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,735

Antoni Tapies, LLambre8, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre8, 1975
76 x 56 cm
Print

$1,619

Antoni Tapies, Clau 16, Print

Antoni Tapies

Clau 16, 1973
45 x 62 cm
Print

$1,156

Antoni Tapies, Silenci, Print

Antoni Tapies

Silenci, 1971
56 x 76 cm
Print

$1,388

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 15, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 15, 1974
76 x 56 cm
Print

$2,313

Antoni Tapies, Composition, Print

Antoni Tapies

Composition, 1992
63 x 90 x 1 cm
Print

$1,735

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Minor, Print

Antoni Tapies

Minor, 1988
40 x 56 cm
Print

$2,891

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Espiral, Print

Antoni Tapies

Espiral, 1989
63 x 90 cm
Print

$8,870

Antoni Tapies, Sofa, Print

Antoni Tapies

Sofa, 1982
62.8 x 90.7 cm
Print

$4,394

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Sans titre, Print

Antoni Tapies

Sans titre, 1972
64 x 45 x 0.02 cm
Print

$5,204

Antoni Tapies, Relief sable, Print

Antoni Tapies

Relief sable, 1982
70.5 x 96.5 cm
Print

$3,469

Antoni Tapies, Jeu de Paume, Print

Antoni Tapies

Jeu de Paume, 1994
174.5 x 112.5 cm
Print

$5,782

Antoni Tapies, T.A., Print

Antoni Tapies

T.A., 1982
70.8 x 96.5 cm
Print

$3,469

Antoni Tapies, Quatre carrés, Print

Antoni Tapies

Quatre carrés, 1984
120 x 77.5 cm
Print

$2,544

Antoni Tapies, Olympic Centennial, Print

Antoni Tapies

Olympic Centennial, 1992
62 x 90 cm
Print

$1,446

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Cordill, Print

Antoni Tapies

Cordill, 1971
78 x 60 cm
Print

$6,360

Antoni Tapies, Erinnerungen, Print

Antoni Tapies

Erinnerungen, 1988
45 x 56 cm
Print

$1,792

Antoni Tapies, Circulo de Piedra, Print

Antoni Tapies

Circulo de Piedra, 1973
57 x 45 cm
Print

$2,255

Antoni Tapies, Neurjahrsblatt, Print

Antoni Tapies

Neurjahrsblatt, 1983
51 x 71 cm
Print

$1,850

Antoni Tapies, Untitled from 'Berlin Suite' portfolio, Print

Antoni Tapies

Untitled from 'Berlin Suite' portfolio, 1974
76 x 55 x 0.1 cm
Print

$1,145

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Berliner-Suite, Print

Antoni Tapies

Berliner-Suite, 1974
76 x 56 cm
Print

$4,337

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Nocturno Matinal, Print

Antoni Tapies

Nocturno Matinal, 1970
77 x 57 cm
Print

$2,602

Antoni Tapies, Hommage à Picasso, Print

Antoni Tapies

Hommage à Picasso, 1973
59.5 x 76 cm
Print

$2,082

Antoni Tapies, Noir et cartons, Print

Antoni Tapies

Noir et cartons, 1980
61.5 x 56 x 0.3 cm
Print

$1,388

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 12, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec 12, 1975
76 x 56 x 0.3 cm
Print

$1,388

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