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Antoni Tàpies

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Orella etching made by Antoni Tapies in Barcelona in 1971

Edition 75
Measures: 60 x 78 cm.

In good original condition. Numbered and hand signed, edition of 75
We have several copies, the number that you purchase my change from the one photographed.

Antoni Tapies born in Barcelona in 1923, Tapies started his artistic run during a long convalescence due to a serious sickness. The increasing interest in drawing and painting pushed him to leave academic studies. On the 1940s he already exposed works with a strong personality, outstandig in the contemporary artistic panorama. In 1948, he co-founded the magazine “Dau al Sel”.

Influenced by Miro´ and Klee, he intensified the iconographics elements and the magical field. Slowly, he started to absorbe geometrizing elements and color studies that lead him to an interest for the materic, resulting intense weaving canvas with wide possibilities of expression and communications. With those works, in the middle of 1950s, Ta’pies reached international recognition.

Since 1960s, he added new iconographic elements (marks of writing, anthropomorphic elements, footsteps and signs reporting to Catalunya’s situation), technical procedures (new surfaces, use of everyday objects and varnish).

The artistic language of Ta´pies has develop since then and the result is a diversified and great plastic production admired around the world.