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Antonio Seguí (January 11, 1934) is an Argentine cartoonist, painter, engraver, book illustrator and sculptor, currently lives and works in Paris. He's one of the most emblematic living Argentine artists who are still active and exhibiting his work constantly in various places around the world. Seguí's work is …

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Antonio Seguí, today known as a master painter and printmaker, had to be convinced by Ernesto Farina to abandon his career in law for one in the arts. Though he began working in conceptual and expressionist veins, Seguí eventually turned towards Art Informel. Influenced by Fernand Léger and Diego Rivera, Seguí began to use his artwork as social criticism and satire. He became best known for his images of cities and their inhabitants, rendered in a flat style. Seguí’s paintings often feature a recurring character—an urban passerby in an overcoat and hat—meant to represent the anonymous everyman, though many have suggested it may be a loose self-portrait. His compositions are sometimes layered with many overlapping figures and buildings, such that patterns emerge from the compositional chaos.

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
PortraitOpera Gallery
2017
Fernando Botero & Antonio SeguíOpera Gallery
2015
ANTONIO SEGUÍOpera Gallery
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Cosas Que Pasan, 2016

Acrylic on canvas
39 2/5 × 47 1/5 × 1 3/5 in
100 × 120 × 4 cm
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Antonio Seguí (January 11, 1934) is an Argentine cartoonist, painter, engraver, book illustrator …

Medium
Condition
Perfect
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included

Antonio Seguí, today known as a master painter and printmaker, had to be convinced by Ernesto Farina to abandon his career in law for one in the arts. Though he began working in conceptual and expressionist veins, Seguí eventually turned towards Art Informel. Influenced by Fernand Léger and Diego Rivera, Seguí began to use his artwork as social criticism and satire. He became best known for his images of cities and their inhabitants, rendered in a flat style. Seguí’s paintings often feature a recurring character—an urban passerby in an overcoat and hat—meant to represent the anonymous everyman, though many have suggested it may be a loose self-portrait. His compositions are sometimes layered with many overlapping figures and buildings, such that patterns emerge from the compositional chaos.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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