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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  • We heard the Museum researching Montevideo and love to meet you. Easy location in Montevideo.
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  • I went twice in the Museum. And I can say that a visit yaw is the best way to meet him. Discover the life of the painter and understand two works from there, it's totally different.
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  • Museum containing the history and works of the artist Torres Garcia. Costs 120.00 pesos to enter. It is well structured, has beautiful paintings as well as interactive children's part.
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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.
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