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INVENTORY OF THE JOAQUIN TORRES-GARCIA PAPERS, circa 1904-1994
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Description
Uruguayan constructivist painter. Papers comprise published and unpublished manuscripts (including those by and about Torres-Garcia), sketches, charts, pamphlets, reviews of exhibitions, gallery notices, and art journals and catalogs. The collection also includes photocopies of Torres-Garcia’s letters, manuscripts, and reviews. The development and impact of Torres-Garcia’s art and ideas is traced through publications by groups affiliated with Torres-Garcia, including the Asociacíon de Arte Constructivo and El Taller Torres-García.
Background
Joaquín Torres-García was a Uruguayan constructivist painter influenced by Surrealism, abstract geometry, and Pre-Columbian art. He lived and worked in Catalonia, New York City, Paris, and Montevideo.
Extent
circa 5 linear feet (9 boxes)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.