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biography of Antonio SAURA (1930-1998)

Professional data


Work and Life

1952 – 1955:Travels in Paris, France with the artist Ayllón
Creates un grupo “el Paso”, Spain


Prizes

1994

1994 : Premio Aragón – Alcolea de Cinca, Huesca, Spain

1964

1964 : Carnegie Prize

1960

1960 : John Solomon Guggenheim Fellowship Award – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Mixed media
Drawing-Watercolor : Indian ink

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Surrealism
Tachism

Works

Manière 37
Date of creation : 1984
Medium : Mixed media/panel
Size : 21 x 29 cm
 
Crucifixion
Date of creation : 1981
Medium : Indian ink
Materials : graphite
Supports : paper
Size : 70 x 100 cm
 
Crucifixion
Date of creation : 1960
Medium : Indian ink
Materials : graphite
Supports : paper
Size : 63 x 90 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Antonio Saura
Galerie Lelong Zürich – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
2002

Musée des Beaux-Arts – Caen, France
2002

L’art du portrait dans son oeuvre gravée
Musée de l’hospice Saint-Roch – Issoudun, France
06/14/2002 – 09/02/2002

Crucifixions
MAMCS Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Strasbourg, France
02/22/2002 – 04/21/2002

Autodafés
Galerie Lelong Paris – Paris, France
01/16/2002 – 03/09/2002

1983

Museo Nacional de Zaragoza – Saragossa, Spain
1983

1981

Rétrospective
Sala Luzán – Saragossa, Spain
1981

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Catherine Putman Editions – 4 Rue de Talleyrand – Paris, France

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Guillermo de Osma Galeria – Calle Claudio Coello, 4 – Madrid, Spain

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Boisserée – Drususgasse 7-11 – Cologne, Germany

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Lelong Paris – 13, rue de Téhéran – Paris, France

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n°15
Frankfurt, Germany
04/27/2003 – 05/01/2003
Represented by : Galerie Sander – Prinz-Christians-Weg 16 – Darmstadt, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2003 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
04/05/2003 – 04/09/2003
Represented by : Galerie Manus Presse – Lieschingstrasse 6 – Stuttgart, Germany

2002

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Sander – Prinz-Christians-Weg 16 – Darmstadt, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

2001

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Guillermo de Osma Galeria – Calle Claudio Coello, 4 – Madrid, Spain

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Catherine Putman Editions – 4 Rue de Talleyrand – Paris, France

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : La Caja Negra – Fernando VI, 17-2° izq. – Madrid, Spain

2000

FIAC, n°27
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/25/2000 – 10/30/2000
Represented by : Atelier Clot, Bramsen & Georges – 19-21 Rue Vieille du Temple – Paris, France

Art Expo – Fira d’Art de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
05/18/2000 – 05/22/2000
Represented by : Galeria d’Art Manuel Barbie – Consell de Cent 321 – Barcelona, Spain

KUNSTKÖLN 2000 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Messegelände Köln-Deutz – Cologne, Germany
04/01/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : La Caja Negra – Fernando VI, 17-2° izq. – Madrid, Spain

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galeria Colon XVI – Colon de Larreategui, 16 – Bilbao, Spain

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galería Antonio Machón – Conde de Xiquena, 8 – Madrid, Spain

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galeria Espais – Bisbe Lorenzana 33-33 – Gerona, Spain


Group exhibitions

2008

Nouvelle Figuration: acte III
Galerie Polad-Hardouin – Paris, France
09/12/2008 – 10/11/2008

2003

Regards Complices : hommage à Picasso
Château-Musée – Vallauris, France
2003 – 11/17/2003

Un jardin secret
Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image Imprimée – La Louvière, Belgium
05/17/2003 – 08/17/2003

20th Century Spanish Works on Paper
Galerie Stefan Röpke – Cologne, Germany
04/25/2003 – 06/28/2003

Exposition vente, André Breton, 42 rue Fontaine
Calmels Cohen – Drouot Richelieu – Paris, France
04/01/2003 – 04/18/2003

De Picasso à Barceló, les artistes espagnols
Fondation Pierre Gianadda – Martigny, Switzerland
01/31/2003 – 06/09/2003

2002

Abstracciones 1955-2002
MNCARS Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía – Madrid, Spain
2002

Le portrait s’envisage
Centre d’Art Contemporain – Château de Tanlay – Tanlay, France
06/01/2002 – 09/29/2002

2001

Portraits photographiques d’artistes
Salle Rossini – Paris, France
10/04/2001 – 10/06/2001

1996

Después de Goya, una mirada subjetiva
Saragossa, Spain
1996 – 1997

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2001

Val-de-Marne, La Collection, L’Art Contemporain en France depuis les années 50
Publisher: Editions Cercle d’Art – Paris, France
Author: Collectif
2001
ISBN : 2702206263

Legals

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