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Statement

Expressive figuration meets introspective materiality.

Press Release

Our exhibition project CONTEMPLACIÓN Y ATAQUE brings two of the best-known Spanish post-war painters face to face: Antonio Saura (1930-1998) and Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012). Despite their different artistic approaches, both artists are often mentioned in the same breath down to the present day. As far back as 1959, Otto van de Loo presented the two autodidacts in a double exhibition in Munich after …

Our exhibition project CONTEMPLACIÓN Y ATAQUE brings two of the best-known Spanish post-war painters face to face: Antonio Saura (1930-1998) and Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012). Despite their different artistic approaches, both artists are often mentioned in the same breath down to the present day. As far back as 1959, Otto van de Loo presented the two autodidacts in a double exhibition in Munich after they had surprised the art public at the 1958 Venice Biennale. Many other solo exhibitions followed - the basis for a lifelong exchange, particularly with Saura. A large part of the paintings, paper …

Location

Gabelsbergerstraße 19
München, DE