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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
1943

Contracts tuberculosis and has to stay in bed for five years.

1947

Begins to paint and write.

1950

Holds his first solo exhibition, at the Libros de Zaragoza bookshop in Saragossa.

1951

Self-publishes his poetic text Programio.

1952

Saura’s first exhibition in Madrid takes place at the Buchholz bookshop.

1954

Moves to Paris, where he meets the Surrealists.

1956

The Biblioteca Nacional de España in Madrid holds an anthologic exhibition on Saura’s work.

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