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Antoni Tàpies

1923 born in Barcelona – 2012 died in Barcelona / E
1940   Training at Instituto Menédez y Pelayo and Escuelas Pias / E
1943–1946   Law studies (dropping out before diploma), attended in the meantime
                   the Acadèmia Vallis in Barcelona for only two months
1948   co-founder of the artist group “Dau al Set” as well as the magazine of the 
         same name / first encounter with Joan Miró
1950   one-year scholarship in Paris / F
1945   Decision to devote himself only to painting
1951   visit to Pablo Picasso in Paris
1952   First abstractions
1953   First major award: First prize at the Biennale from Sao Paulo / BR
1959   First lithographs and participation in the II. Documenta, Kassel / D
1990   Opening of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies museum in Barcelona / E

Lived and worked in Barcelona.

Numerous national und international exhibitions.