Artists / Tapies Antoni

1923 Born: in Barcelona, Spain
1944 - 1946 Studied Law at the Law University of Barcelone, Spain
1950 Awarded a scholarship by the French government, spent one year in Paris, France
1951 Won the Academia Breve Prize, Barcelona, Spain
1953 Won the Sao Paulo Biennale Prize, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1958 Won the Carnegie Institute First Prize, Pittsburgh, PA
1964 Won the Guggenheim Foundation Prize, New York, NY
1972 Won the Rubens Prize of Siegen, Germany
1983 received the Gold Medal from the Catalan Government, Spain
1992 Became member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Uk and of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA
1993 Was awarded the Leone d’Oro, Venoce Biennale, Venice, Italy

Selected Public Collections:
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan