Boccara Art Gallery
Antonio Seguí

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 collected and exhibited worldwide in art institutions such as MoMA, Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art and Centre Georges Pompidou, among others.

Seguí’s work is influenced by artists like Fernand Leger and Diego Rivera. Generally has a satirical sense of humor, critiquing society and human nature.Beyond this, Seguí’s art has lyric components that transcends his satirical intentions.
One of the most characteristic features of Seguí's drawings and paintings is the presence of little men wearing hats. The artist has told that this comes from memories of his childhood, in a time when men always wore hats in the public space.
A recurring theme in Seguí's work is urban life and its inhabitants which seems like speedy automatons that take immutable routes leading nowhere. Up close, each figure is an individual, walking around and doing all kind of things. But from a distance, the individuals conform a complex patterns in a labyrinthic landscape. In many of his works, it can be see a vast crowd of figures, covering the whole surface of the canvas.

AntonioSeguí(1934年1月11日)是阿根廷漫画家,画家,雕刻师,书籍插画家和雕塑家,目前在巴黎生活和工作。他是阿根廷最具象征意义的艺术家之一,他们仍然活跃,并在世界各地不断展出自己的作品。 Seguí的作品在MoMA,布宜诺斯艾利斯现代艺术博物馆和蓬皮杜中心等艺术机构中被收集并展出。

Seguí的作品受到Fernand Leger和Diego Rivera等艺术家的影响。通常具有讽刺性的幽默感,批判社会和人性。除此之外,Seguí的艺术具有超越其讽刺意图的抒情成分。



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