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Julio Alpuy

 (1919 - 2009)
Julio Alpuy was active/lived in New York / Uruguay, Venezuela.  Julio Alpuy is known for constructivist painting, murals.

Biography  
Julio Alpuy


Around 1940, Alpuy joined the atelier of Joaquin Torres-Garcia in Montevideo, where he began teaching in 1943-44.  He participated in fulfilling the firm's mural commissions, and in 1949, he fullfilled several commissions on his own.

Traveling in Europe and the Middle East in 1951-1953, he filled several sketchbooks with his  impressions.  Alpuy returned to Montevideo to teach and fulfill several mural commissions but left again in 1957.  He traveled to Chile, then lived in Bogota, Columbia, and then Caracas.  In 1961 he emigrated to the U.S. and established his residence in New York City.

Alpuy received a fellowship at the New School for Social Research from 1963 to 1965, a grant from the National E  ...  Displaying 750 of 3774 characters.



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About  Julio Alpuy

Born:  1919 - Tacuarembo, Uruguay
Died:   2009
Known for:  constructivist painting, murals