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Antoni Tapies

Born in: 1923

Spain

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Biography
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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Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 15, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 15, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,342

Antoni Tapies, Dib 1, Print

Antoni Tapies

Dib 1, 1974
22 x 29.9 inch
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$1,171

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec Material, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec Material, 1975
17.3 x 12.6 x 1.2 inch
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$2,107

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec7, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec7, 1975
22 x 29.9 inch
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$1,756

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec5, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec5, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 6, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec 6, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec9, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec9, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 10, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec 10, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, LLambre11, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre11, 1975
22 x 29.9 inch
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$2,107

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec3, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec3, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,107

Antoni Tapies, LLambre1, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre1, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,756

Antoni Tapies, LLambre8, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre8, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,639

Antoni Tapies, Clau 16, Print

Antoni Tapies

Clau 16, 1973
17.7 x 24.4 inch
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$1,171

Antoni Tapies, Silenci, Print

Antoni Tapies

Silenci, 1971
22 x 29.9 inch
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$1,405

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Composition, Print

Antoni Tapies

Composition, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
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$1,405

Antoni Tapies, Erinnerungen, Print

Antoni Tapies

Erinnerungen, 1988
17.7 x 22 inch
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$1,815

Antoni Tapies, Circulo de Piedra, Print

Antoni Tapies

Circulo de Piedra, 1973
22.4 x 17.7 inch
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$2,283

Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Testa vitale, Print

Antoni Tapies

Testa vitale, 1981
22.2 x 29.9 inch
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$1,393

Antoni Tapies, La Clau, Print

Antoni Tapies

La Clau, 1982
19.7 x 15.2 inch
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$1,756

Antoni Tapies, Fenêtre à Campins, Print

Antoni Tapies

Fenêtre à Campins, 1976
13 x 20.1 inch
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$1,346

Antoni Tapies, Ligne d'horizon, Print

Antoni Tapies

Ligne d'horizon, 1973
11.6 x 18.1 inch
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$2,026

Antoni Tapies, Poems 6, Print

Antoni Tapies

Poems 6, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,576

Antoni Tapies, Dib 4, Print

Antoni Tapies

Dib 4, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,576

Antoni Tapies, Deux trous, Print

Antoni Tapies

Deux trous, 1984
25.6 x 33.5 inch
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$3,220

Antoni Tapies, Nocturno Matinal, Print

Antoni Tapies

Nocturno Matinal, 1970
22.4 x 30.3 inch
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$3,220

Antoni Tapies, Empreinte de pied, Print

Antoni Tapies

Empreinte de pied, 1978
25.6 x 31.5 inch
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$2,576

Antoni Tapies, Clau 4 - La clau del foc, Print

Antoni Tapies

Clau 4 - La clau del foc, 1973
24.4 x 17.7 inch
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$2,459

Antoni Tapies, Sin titulo, Print

Antoni Tapies

Sin titulo, 1972
29.9 x 22.6 inch
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$2,552

Antoni Tapies, Creu i S, Print

Antoni Tapies

Creu i S, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,683

Antoni Tapies, Visca Catalunya, Print

Antoni Tapies

Visca Catalunya, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,683

Antoni Tapies, Lletra O, Print

Antoni Tapies

Lletra O, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,683

Antoni Tapies, Etching, Print

Antoni Tapies

Etching, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,917

Antoni Tapies, Berliner-Suite, Print

Antoni Tapies

Berliner-Suite, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$4,391

Antoni Tapies, A.L. Exposition Tàpies, Print

Antoni Tapies

A.L. Exposition Tàpies, 1983
35.4 x 23.6 inch
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$3,653

Antoni Tapies, Nocturn, Print

Antoni Tapies

Nocturn, 1970
22.4 x 30.3 inch
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$4,215

Antoni Tapies, Mains et Croix., Print

Antoni Tapies

Mains et Croix., 1975
25.2 x 33.5 inch
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$5,667

Antoni Tapies, Trois Gris Et Marron, Print

Antoni Tapies

Trois Gris Et Marron, 1967
60.2 x 44.1 inch
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$11,708

Antoni Tapies, Moix, Print

Antoni Tapies

Moix, 1967
44.1 x 60.2 inch
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$11,708

Antoni Tapies, Carmi 1, Print

Antoni Tapies

Carmi 1, 1993
22.4 x 29.9 inch
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$7,610

Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 8, Print

Antoni Tapies

Aparicions 8, 1982
22 x 29.9 inch
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$6,088

Antoni Tapies, La cama, Print

Antoni Tapies

La cama, 1975
22 x 29.9 x 1.2 inch
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$6,375

Antoni Tapies, Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, Print

Antoni Tapies

Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, 1971
23.6 x 30.7 inch
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$8,075

Antoni Tapies, Creus i cor, Print

Antoni Tapies

Creus i cor, 1989
19.7 x 25.6 inch
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$12,001

Antoni Tapies, Serpi i creu, Print

Antoni Tapies

Serpi i creu, 1987
22 x 29.9 inch
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$13,558

Antoni Tapies, Crâne renversé, Print

Antoni Tapies

Crâne renversé, 1986
12.6 x 26 inch
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