Museo Torres Garcia, Montevideo

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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. Plan your Museo Torres Garcia visit and explore what else you can see and do in Montevideo using our Montevideo trip builder app .
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  • September 13, 2017
    A small museum in the old centre of Montevideo is home to the works of this which is the most important Uruguayan artist and one of the best in South America. It is a pity that very few works.
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  • August 9, 2017
    This museum is small and very cute. It has very interesting art by Joaquín Torres García, the most famous artist of the Uruguay and has a shop with very interesting handicrafts. It is not a major attraction if it is your first time in Montevideo, but it's nice to have if you have extra time.
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  • July 29, 2017
    The Torres García Museum is a small place where you can appreciate a little the work of the great master. The collection is small for what it could be.
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  • January 14, 2016
    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. ****
  • May 11, 2016
    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.
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