Antoni Tapies (1923-2012)
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Antoni Tapies (1923-2012)

Papers esquinçats sobre tela (Torn Paper on Canvas)

Details
Antoni Tapies (1923-2012)
Papers esquinçats sobre tela (Torn Paper on Canvas)
signed and dated 'tàpies 1959' (lower left); signed and dated 'tàpies 1959' (on the reverse)
acrylic on cardboard laid down on canvas
51 ¼ x 34 ¼in. (130 x 87cm.)
Executed in 1959
Provenance
Sala Gaspar, Barcelona.
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1961.

Literature
J. E. Cirlot, Tàpies, Barcelona 1960, no. 61 (illustrated, p. 91).
J. Teixidor, Antoni Tàpies. Fustes, papers, cartons i ‘collages’, Barcelona 1964 (illustrated, p. 80).
G. Gatt, Antoni Tàpies, Bologna 1967, no. 108 (illustrated, unpaged).
A. Cirici, Tàpies: Witness of Silence, Barcelona 1972, no. 217 (illustrated, p. 237).
G. Raillard, Tàpies, Paris 1976, no. 20 (illustrated, p. 25).
A. Agustí, Tàpies: The Complete Works Volume I: 1943-1960, Barcelona 1988, no. 731 (illustrated, p. 380).
Exhibited
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Antoni Tàpies, 1961 (illustrated, p. 26). This exhibition later travelled to Washington, D.C., Gres Gallery.
Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Tápies, 1962, no. 58.
Madrid, Cacharrería del Ateneo de Madrid, Antoni Tàpies, 1964 (illustrated).
Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Antoni Tàpies, 1968,
no. 26.
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