The way his life was reflected in his art was interesting. Most of his art is a tribute to his wife and there are several videos about this. There is a long video (almost an hour) that’s alternates Spanish and English). He had a hard life. As a child his mother took him out of the city because of the spread of TB so he rarely saw his father. After Franco came to power, his family was crushed. His father, who was an attorney, quit practicing law because he refused to work with the Franco Government. His wife was his lifeline and he credits her for the works you see in the museum. He barely outlive day Franco. A special exhibit is by two artists from Puerto Rico and covers many years including the hurricane destruction in 2016. Finally, as you tour the museum you hear very discordinant music, which Tàpies believed was just as important as visual arts. The Museum also houses an incredible library of art books. You have to make a reservation so I did not get to browse it, but it looked amazing. Go an take your time to view and is art. The gift shop has some unique items including soap wrapped in wool which works as a sponge with art on the outside. Nice for gifts.
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