Guggenheim
Antoni Tàpies | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1923

Born on December 13.

1942-1943

Develops a serious lung illness involving a lengthy convalescence.

1944

Attends the Universitat de Barcelona, where he studies law, later abandoning his studies just before completing his degree. Studies drawing at the Acadèmia Valls in Barcelona for two months.

1948

Exhibits at the I Saló d’Octubre in Barcelona. Meets Joan Miró, with whom he establishes a close friendship.

1949

Participates in Un aspecto de la pintura catalana at the Instituto Francés in Barcelona.

1950

Has his first solo show, at Galeries Laietanes in Barcelona. Participates in the Carnegie International at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. With the help of a grant, moves to Paris, where he meets Pablo Picasso.

1952

Participates in the XXVI Biennale di Venezia.

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