The art world mourns the death of Antoni Tàpies i Puig


The Fundació Antoni Tàpies and the DCA consortium announce with sadness the passing of Antoni Tàpies i Puig, who died in Barcelona at the age of 88 on February 6, 2012.

Antoni Tàpies i Puig was a great Catalan avant-garde painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation. In remembrance, we show a selection of some of the Antoni Tàpies's artists books that are digitised by the Fundació for the DCA project.


1. PETRIFICADA PATRIFICANTE, 1978
Poems by Octavio Paz, 8 engravings by Antoni Tàpies (including cover).

52.8 x 41.5 cm (book)
51.5 x 41 cm and 51.5 x 82 cm (paper)

© Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona / Vegap
Photo: Fernando Cortiglia. © Fundació Antoni Tàpies
Available under a CC BY-NC-SA license


2. DERRIÈRE LE MIROIR, Nº. 168, 1967
Text by Michel Tapié 7 lithographs by Antoni Tàpies (including cover)

38 x 28 cm (magazine)
38 x 28 cm, 38 x 56 cm and 38 x 84 cm (paper)

© Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona / Vegap
Photo: Fernando Cortiglia. © Fundació Antoni Tàpies
Available under a CC BY-NC-SA license


3. LA LLUM, 1990
Texts by Pere Gimferrer, 8 etchings by Antoni Tàpies.

56 x 40.3 cm (book)
53 x 38.5 cm and 53 x 77 cm (paper)

© Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona / Vegap
Photo: Fernando Cortiglia. © Fundació Antoni Tàpies
Available under a CC BY-NC-SA license

Petrificada Patrificante, 1978 Petrificada Patrificante, 1978
DerriÈre le Miroir, Nº. 168, 1967 DerriÈre le Miroir, Nº. 168, 1967
La Llum, 1990 La Llum, 1990

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