Antonio Saura

Spanish, 1930-1998

1,398 followers

Antonio Saura

Spanish, 1930-1998

1,398 followers

An outspoken critic of Franco’s dictatorship, Spanish painter Antonio Saura is best known for his …

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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 country’s most celebrated painters, such as Pablo Picasso, Francisco de Goya, …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
£535k, Christie's, 2007
Solo show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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