António Santiago Gonçalves Areal e Silva (Porto, 1934 — Lisboa, 1978) was a visual artist and Portuguese painter.
With a short life and work production, António Areal distinguishes himself in the Portuguese art scene of the second half of the twentieth century as a leading figure in the transition from Surrealism to Action painting. After with a strong connection with Pop Art and Nouveau réalisme. He is the father of four daughters, one of them is the painter Sofia Areal.
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