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Joaquin Torres-Garcia

 (1874 - 1949)
Joaquin Torres-Garcia was active/lived in New York / Spain, France, Uruguay.  Joaquin TorresGarcia is known for constructivist painting-geometric.

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia


Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Joaquín Torres-García moved to Spain in 1891. In 1892 he studied at the School of Fine Arts and the Baixas Academy in Barcelona. He had his first individual exhibition in 1900 at the Salón la Vanguardia in Barcelona.

In 1903 and 1907 he painted murals for Gaudi's Church of the Sagrada Familia and made stained glass windows for the cathedral of Palma de Mallorca. He painted murals for the Uruguayan Pavilion at the Brussels International Expositions of 1909-1910. In 1920 he went to New York and exhibited with Stuart Davis.

He lived in Paris from 1924 to 1932, where he met Mondrian and Van Doesburg and founded the Cercle de Carré with Michel Seuphor.  In 1938 he completed the Cosmic Monumen  ...  Displaying 750 of 3361 characters.



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About  Joaquin Torres-Garcia

Born:  1874 - Montevideo, Uruguay
Died:   1949 - Montevideo, Uruguay
Known for:  constructivist painting-geometric