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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  • No I was charmed by the work of Torres Garcia, but the work of another artist that were exposed in the Museum. Worth the visit!
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  • the Museum is interesting only if you're into art or the artist in question. There are panels telling the trajectory of the artist and many of his works, which are very good. It's not a beautiful Museum ... .. .and I thought relatively expensive entry, that is one of the few paid museums of the city.
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  • with the visitor, especially to my Torres García style I really like there are very nice well arranged paintings that can be observed quietly. The souvenir shop recommend completely what there many original and precious memorabilia related to the author.
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  • It's a nice place to spend time with or without people, generally people interested in art (you will find some paintings and sculptures there)
  • 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.
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