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 Papers comprise published and unpublished manuscripts (including those by and about Torres-Garcia),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.
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.
circa 5 linear feet
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