Antonio Saura

Spanish, 1930–1998

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Bio

An outspoken critic of Franco’s dictatorship, Spanish painter Antonio Saura is best known for his gestural, calligraphic paintings that pay homage to Spain’s cultural heritage. His paintings often employ the dark color palette of some of the …

Auction
High auction record
£535.2k, Christie's, 2007

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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