Museo Torres Garcia, Montevideo

(3.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Art lovers should make some time for Museo Torres Garcia, showing the life's work of Uruguayan avant-garde artist Joaquin Torres Garcia. Founded by his widow after his death in 1949, the museum houses a collection of his art, as well as a library, theater, and workshop space. Check out his eclectic portraits of historical figures, Cubist-inspired paintings, furniture, and the children's toys he designed. Besides the art, you can view photographs and newspaper clippings about him and his family, or read the Spanish inscriptions below every painting with some of his thoughts on art. For Museo Torres Garcia and beyond, use our Montevideo family vacation planner to get the most from your Montevideo vacation.
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  • Constructive universalism and lots of art theory by Joaquin Torres Garcia traveled by Uruguayan cities of Europe, Barcelona, Paris and New York (USA) and returned to your country in the mid-20th century. After immersion and contact with leading-edge trends gave much contribution to the art. The map of South America upside down is more current than ever under any analysis of these current times.
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  • The works are not differentiable artistically. For those who already used the Brazilian arts not to fall in love.
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  • It is worth visiting with calm and enjoy the curation of the works. Torres Garcia and your proposal for a new constructive school can be seen before Gurvich, one of his students that led forward your aesthetics (not without surprising transformations).
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  • Little museum. Bit boring. In fact the museum concentrates around the work of the artist de Torres Garcia who might be a big name in Uruguay but not really well known outside. For art historians it might be interesting to look at the work and compare it to the developments outside of Uruguay. ****
  • This museum is more a shop than a museum, I mean the Torres Garcia's works are incomplete, poor investigations about his work and theoretical conceptions, books about the Artist doesn't published by the museum, there isn't a lecture place about the artist, management have to be improved in honor to Torres Garcia's memory.
  • fuckin sick
  • I attended workshops of artistic training. They are excellent
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  • If you're a tourist not miss it. If you're city old witn awhile and visit it more of a city would have the work of towers that you can see there!
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