Torres-García, Joaquín, 1874-1949

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1874-07-28
Death 1949-08-08
Uruguayans
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Uruguayan Constructivist painter influenced by Surrealism, abstract geometry, and Precolumbian art; lived and worked in Catalonia, New York, Paris, and Montevideo.

From the description of Joaquín Torres-García papers, ca. 1904-1994. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81329089

Painter; Uraguay and New York, N.Y.

Was a proponent of the Latin American Constructivist movement. His son Horacio Torres was also an artist.

From the description of Joaquin Torres-Garcia papers, 1921-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394360

Biographical/Historical Note

Joaquín Torres-García was a Uruguayan constructivist painter influenced by Surrealism, abstract geometry, and Pre-Columbian art. He lived and worked in Catalonia, New York City, Paris, and Montevideo.

From the guide to the Joaquín Torres-García papers, circa 1904-1994, (Getty Research Institute)

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Subjects:

  • Arts
  • Art--Uruguay
  • Mural painting and decoration--20th century
  • Art--France
  • Art, American
  • Painting, Latin American
  • Manifestoes
  • Painting, Uruguayan
  • Sketches
  • Art--Spain
  • Clippings
  • Art--Uruguayan--Reproductions
  • Painters
  • Constructivism (Art)
  • Art, Uruguayan
  • Hispanic American artists
  • Mural painting and decoration

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Places:

  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Uruguay (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Uruguay (as recorded)