Antoni Tàpies

(Spanish, 1923 - 2012)

franja negra i taques / black stripe and spots by antoni tàpies

Antoni Tàpies

Franja negra i taques / Black Stripe and Spots, 2004

llit obert / open bed by antoni tàpies

Antoni Tàpies

Llit obert / Open Bed, 1986

sutras by antoni tàpies

Antoni Tàpies

Sutras, 2005



Born in Barcelona, Spain
1944 - 1946
Studied Law at the Law University of Barcelona, Spain
Awarded a scholarship by the French government, spent one year in Paris, France
Won the Academia Breve Prize, Barcelona, Spain
Won the Sao Paulo Biennale Prize, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Won the Carnegie Institute First Prize, Pittsburgh, PA
Won the Guggenheim Foundation Prize, New York, NY
Won the Rubens Prize of Siegen, Germany
Received the Gold Medal from the Catalan Government, Spain
Became member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Uk and of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA


Tàpies, Image, Body, Pathos, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, The Collection, # 2, Fundacion Antoni, Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, The Collection, # 3. Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Fundación Cristino de Vera, Tenerife (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Museo delle Arti Catanzaro (MARCA), Catanzaro, Italy (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Galeria Toni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Waddington Galleries, London, UK (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Mira la mà... Fundació Palau, Centre d’art, Caldes d’Estrac, Spain (solo)
Antoni Tàpies, Obra Gráfica, Galería de Fernando Santos, Portugal (solo)

Collections publiques

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid, Spain
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS