Benedicte Blanc Fontenille
Carole A Feuerman
Markowicz Fine Art
Antonio Segui BiographyAntonio Segui is born in 1934 in Cordoba, Argentina. He is both a painter and printmaker. From an early age, Segui showed a talent for art. In the years from 1951 to 1954 , he traveled through Europe and Africa. He was 17 years old when he went to Europe, studying first at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid and later at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, where he studied painting and sculpture. After, he went back to Argentina, where he became member of the editorial staff of the journal Orientacion. In 1957, he held his first individual exhibition in Cordoba. He moved to Mexico the following year where he studied printmaking. In 1961, he returned to his home country. In 1963, he moved to Paris where he lives and works today. He holds exhibits throughout Europe, United States and Latin America.
Antonio Segui ResuméHis work is representated on a series of narratives and criticisms reflected on paintings that show many little men, dressed in 20's style clothes. He uses his own recourse based on comic strip characters, texts, arrows and various signs, juxtaposed onto the figures that resemble comic strip style language.