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Fundació Antoni Tàpies - Tàpies museum

Address
Carrer d'Aragó, 255, 08007, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Passeig de Gracia L3
City District
Eixample: Eixample D
Telephone
+34 934870315
Fax
+34 934870009
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Fundació Antoni Tàpies - Tàpies museum
The Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona, Spain. The Tapies foundation was created in 1984 by the artist Antoni Tàpies, who sadly died in early 2012. The Foundation aims to promote the study and knowledge of modern and contemporary art. The collection of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies consists mostly of the works donated by Antoni and Teresa Tàpies. The building itself is considered the first modernist building in Barcelona. It was designed and built in 1886 by famous modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner for the publishing company Editorial Montaner i Simon. The distintive sculpture on the roof is by Tàpies and is called "Núvol i Cadira" which means "Cloud and Chair" in Catalan.

Profile of Antoni Tàpies. 
The Fundació Antoni Tàpies museum accepts ARTTICKET BCN which is a single ticket that allows you to visit seven of the leading art centres in Barcelona

Opening times:
Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 - 20.00
Mondays closed. Closed 25 and 26 December, 1 and 6 January. ç

Admission fees:

General entrance: 6.00 €
Reduced entrance: 4.00 €
Special admission fee for groups over 20 people.
Free entrance: 18 May, International Museums Day 24 September, Festival of La Mercè, patron saint of the city of Barcelona



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