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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, Mouchoir, Print

Antoni Tapies

Mouchoir, 1971
19.3 x 25.2 inch
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$1,908

Antoni Tapies, Composition, Print

Antoni Tapies

Composition, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
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$1,431

Antoni Tapies, Clau 16, Print

Antoni Tapies

Clau 16, 1973
17.7 x 24.4 inch
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$1,193

Antoni Tapies, Circulo de Piedra, Print

Antoni Tapies

Circulo de Piedra, 1973
22.4 x 17.7 inch
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$2,325

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec Material, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec Material, 1975
17.3 x 12.6 x 1.2 inch
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$2,147

Antoni Tapies, Sin titulo, Print

Antoni Tapies

Sin titulo, 1972
29.9 x 22.6 inch
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$2,600

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec7, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec7, 1975
22 x 29.9 inch
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$1,789

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec5, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec5, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec6, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec6, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec9, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec9, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec10, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec10, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambrec, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambrec, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambre11, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre11, 1975
22 x 29.9 inch
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$2,147

Antoni Tapies, LLambre3, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre3, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,147

Antoni Tapies, LLambre1, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre1, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,789

Antoni Tapies, LLambre4, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre4, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, LLambre8, Print

Antoni Tapies

LLambre8, 1975
29.9 x 22 inch
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$1,670

Antoni Tapies, Silenci, Print

Antoni Tapies

Silenci, 1971
22 x 29.9 inch
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$1,431

Antoni Tapies, Poems 6, Print

Antoni Tapies

Poems 6, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,624

Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 15, Print

Antoni Tapies

Llambrec 15, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,385

Antoni Tapies, Dib 4, Print

Antoni Tapies

Dib 4, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$2,624

Antoni Tapies, Deux trous, Print

Antoni Tapies

Deux trous, 1984
25.6 x 33.5 inch
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$3,280

Antoni Tapies, Erinnerungen, Print

Antoni Tapies

Erinnerungen, 1988
17.7 x 22 inch
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$1,848

Antoni Tapies, Nocturno Matinal, Print

Antoni Tapies

Nocturno Matinal, 1970
22.4 x 30.3 inch
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$3,280

Antoni Tapies, Testa vitale, Print

Antoni Tapies

Testa vitale, 1981
22.2 x 29.9 inch
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$1,419

Antoni Tapies, Composition symétrique, Print

Antoni Tapies

Composition symétrique, 1969
23.2 x 30.5 inch
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$1,419

Antoni Tapies, Empreinte de pied, Print

Antoni Tapies

Empreinte de pied, 1978
25.6 x 31.5 inch
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$2,624

Antoni Tapies, La Clau, Print

Antoni Tapies

La Clau, 1982
19.7 x 15.2 inch
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$1,789

Antoni Tapies, Fenêtre à Campins, Print

Antoni Tapies

Fenêtre à Campins, 1976
13 x 20.1 inch
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$1,371

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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$2,504

Antoni Tapies, Etching, Print

Antoni Tapies

Etching, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$5,009

Antoni Tapies, Ligne d'horizon, Print

Antoni Tapies

Ligne d'horizon, 1973
11.6 x 18.1 inch
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$2,063

Antoni Tapies, Creu i S, Print

Antoni Tapies

Creu i S, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,770

Antoni Tapies, Visca Catalunya, Print

Antoni Tapies

Visca Catalunya, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,770

Antoni Tapies, Lletra O, Print

Antoni Tapies

Lletra O, 1976
22 x 29.9 inch
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$4,770

Antoni Tapies, Berliner-Suite, Print

Antoni Tapies

Berliner-Suite, 1974
29.9 x 22 inch
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$4,472

Antoni Tapies, A.L. Exposition Tàpies, Print

Antoni Tapies

A.L. Exposition Tàpies, 1983
35.4 x 23.6 inch
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$3,721

Antoni Tapies, Nocturn, Print

Antoni Tapies

Nocturn, 1970
22.4 x 30.3 inch
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$4,293

Antoni Tapies, Mains et Croix., Print

Antoni Tapies

Mains et Croix., 1975
25.2 x 33.5 inch
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$5,772

Antoni Tapies, Trois Gris Et Marron, Print

Antoni Tapies

Trois Gris Et Marron, 1967
60.2 x 44.1 inch
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$11,926

Antoni Tapies, Moix, Print

Antoni Tapies

Moix, 1967
44.1 x 60.2 inch
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$11,926

Antoni Tapies, Carmi 1, Print

Antoni Tapies

Carmi 1, 1993
22.4 x 29.9 inch
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$7,752

Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 8, Print

Antoni Tapies

Aparicions 8, 1982
22 x 29.9 inch
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$6,201

Antoni Tapies, La cama, Print

Antoni Tapies

La cama, 1975
22 x 29.9 x 1.2 inch
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$6,493

Antoni Tapies, Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, Print

Antoni Tapies

Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, 1971
23.6 x 30.7 inch
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$8,225

Antoni Tapies, Creus i cor, Print

Antoni Tapies

Creus i cor, 1989
19.7 x 25.6 inch
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$12,224

Antoni Tapies, Serpi i creu, Print

Antoni Tapies

Serpi i creu, 1987
22 x 29.9 inch
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$13,810

Antoni Tapies, Als mestres de Catalunya, Print

Antoni Tapies

Als mestres de Catalunya, 1974
39.4 x 27.2 inch
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$1,181

Antoni Tapies, Crâne renversé, Print

Antoni Tapies

Crâne renversé, 1986
12.6 x 26 inch
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Antoni Tapies
From March, 5 To April, 7 2016

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