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Antoni Tapies (dead at 88) by William Grimes

Antoni Tàpies, Spanish Abstract Painter, Dies at 88  By WILLIAM GRIMES Published: February 6, 2012 (New York Times)

Antoni Tàpies, a largely self-taught Spanish abstract painter whose seductive tactile surfaces, often scratched with mysterious graffiti-like marks, made use of unconventional materials like marble dust, ground chalk, sand and earth, died on Monday in Barcelona. He was 88. Read the entire story…