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Antoni Tapies

Born in: 1923

Spain


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    Abstract Expressionnism
  • Famous artist

    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, Poems 6, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Poems 6, 1974
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $2,527

    Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 4, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Aparicions 4, 1982
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $3,446

    Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 3, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Aparicions 3, 1982
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $3,446

    Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 6, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Aparicions 6, 1982
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $3,446

    Antoni Tapies, Cordill, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Cordill, 1971
    30.7 x 23.6 inch
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    $6,318

    Antoni Tapies, Orella, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Orella, 1971
    23.6 x 30.7 inch
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    $6,318

    Antoni Tapies, Dib 1, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Dib 1, 1974
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, Llambrec Material, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Llambrec Material, 1975
    17.3 x 12.6 x 1.2 inch
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    $2,068

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec7, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec7, 1975
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $1,723

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec5, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec5, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 6, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec 6, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec9, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec9, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec 10, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec 10, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, LLambre11, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambre11, 1975
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $2,068

    Antoni Tapies, LLambrec3, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambrec3, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $2,068

    Antoni Tapies, LLambre1, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambre1, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,723

    Antoni Tapies, LLambre8, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    LLambre8, 1975
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $1,608

    Antoni Tapies, Clau 16, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Clau 16, 1973
    17.7 x 24.4 inch
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    $1,149

    Antoni Tapies, Silenci, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Silenci, 1971
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $1,378

    Antoni Tapies, Llambrec 15, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Llambrec 15, 1974
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $2,297

    Antoni Tapies, Dib 4, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Dib 4, 1974
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $2,527

    Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Composition, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Composition, 1992
    24.8 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch
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    $1,378

    Antoni Tapies, Le Cercle de Cord, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Le Cercle de Cord, 1969
    23 x 30.5 inch
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    $2,850

    Antoni Tapies, Le Riz, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Le Riz, 1969
    23 x 30.5 inch
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    $5,500

    Antoni Tapies, Creu i S, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Creu i S, 1976
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $4,595

    Antoni Tapies, Visca Catalunya, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Visca Catalunya, 1976
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $4,595

    Antoni Tapies, Lletra O, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Lletra O, 1976
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $4,595

    Antoni Tapies, Dues mans, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Dues mans, 1976
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $4,824

    Antoni Tapies, Trois Gris Et Marron, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Trois Gris Et Marron, 1967
    60.2 x 44.1 inch
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    $11,487

    Antoni Tapies, Moix, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Moix, 1967
    44.1 x 60.2 inch
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    $11,487

    Antoni Tapies, Carmi 1, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Carmi 1, 1993
    22.4 x 29.9 inch
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    $7,466

    Antoni Tapies, Deux trous, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Deux trous, 1984
    25.6 x 33.5 inch
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    $3,159

    Antoni Tapies, Berliner-Suite, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Berliner-Suite, 1974
    29.9 x 22 inch
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    $4,307

    Antoni Tapies, A.L. Exposition Tàpies, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    A.L. Exposition Tàpies, 1983
    35.4 x 23.6 inch
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    $3,584

    Antoni Tapies, Erinnerungen, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Erinnerungen, 1988
    17.7 x 22 inch
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    $1,780

    Antoni Tapies, Nocturno Matinal, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Nocturno Matinal, 1970
    22.4 x 30.3 inch
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    $3,159

    Antoni Tapies, Aparicions 8, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Aparicions 8, 1982
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $5,973

    Antoni Tapies, Circulo de Piedra, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Circulo de Piedra, 1973
    22.4 x 17.7 inch
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    $2,240

    Our recommendations Antoni Tapies, Testa vitale, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Testa vitale, 1981
    22.2 x 29.9 inch
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    $1,367

    Antoni Tapies, Empreinte de pied, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Empreinte de pied, 1978
    25.6 x 31.5 inch
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    $2,527

    Antoni Tapies, La Clau, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    La Clau, 1982
    19.7 x 15.2 inch
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    $1,723

    Antoni Tapies, Fenêtre à Campins, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Fenêtre à Campins, 1976
    13 x 20.1 inch
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    $1,321

    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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    $2,412

    Antoni Tapies, Nocturn, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Nocturn, 1970
    22.4 x 30.3 inch
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    $4,135

    Antoni Tapies, Sin titulo, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Sin titulo, 1972
    29.9 x 22.6 inch
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    $2,504

    Antoni Tapies, Creus i cor, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Creus i cor, 1989
    19.7 x 25.6 inch
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    $11,774

    Antoni Tapies, Serpi i creu, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Serpi i creu, 1987
    22 x 29.9 inch
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    $13,301

    Antoni Tapies, Ligne d'horizon, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Ligne d'horizon, 1973
    11.6 x 18.1 inch
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    $1,987

    Antoni Tapies, La cama, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    La cama, 1975
    22 x 29.9 x 1.2 inch
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    $6,254

    Antoni Tapies, Mains et Croix., Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Mains et Croix., 1975
    25.2 x 33.5 inch
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    $5,560

    Antoni Tapies, Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Pisarra. Serie Samarreta, 1971
    23.6 x 30.7 inch
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    $7,922

    Antoni Tapies, Crâne renversé, Print

    Antoni Tapies

    Crâne renversé, 1986
    12.6 x 26 inch
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