As a cardician - a magician specializing in magic with playing cards - he is very well respected among magicians as an authority in the field of misdirection. Juan Tamariz is considered by many magicians to be the greatest living master of the art.
Juan Tamariz performed at FISM in 2006
A celebrity of television and stage in Spain and South America, Juan Tamariz is known internationally among magicians as a true master of his art, and one who generously shares his time and knowledge, both in print and in person, with the magic community. He is the author of five critically acclaimed best-selling books in English: The Five Points of Magic, The Magic Way, Sonata, Mnemonica, and Verbal Magic. Along with Arturo de Ascanio, Tamariz has spearheaded a school of thought in close-up magic that has produced FISM award-winning champions and deeply influenced the craft of magic worldwide.