biografía de Joaquín TORRES GARCÍA (1874-1949)

Personal data


Birth : 07/28/1874 - Montevideo, Uruguay
Death : 08/08/1949 - Montevideo, Uruguay
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Uruguay

Education

La Llotja – Escola d’Arts Aplicades i Oficis Artistics – Passeig Isabel II – Barcelona, Spain
Academia Baixas – Barcelona, Spain

Professional data


Work and Life

Founder of the group Cercle et Carré
Lived and worked in Barcelona (Spain)
Lived and worked in New York, NY (United States)


Other professions

Professor – Drawing

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Abstraction/Creation
Latin American Art

Works

Arte Universal
Date of creation : 1943
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
Monumento Cosmico
Date of creation : 1938
Medium : Sculpture
 
Composicion en rjo, blanco y negro
Date of creation : 1938
 
Suburbio
Date of creation : 1938
Medium : Oil/board
 
Constructivo con campana
Date of creation : 1932
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
Composicion simétrica universal
Date of creation : 1931
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
Nueva York
Date of creation : 1929
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
Paisaje de cuidad
Date of creation : 1928
Medium : Oil/board
 
Escena callejera en Nueva York
Date of creation : 1921
Medium : Oil
 
El pintor con su familia
Date of creation : 1917
Medium : Oil/canvas
 
La casa del lavadero
Date of creation : 1903
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
 
La colada
Date of creation : 1903
Medium : Oil/canvas
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

Museu Picasso / Museo Picasso – Barcelona, Spain
11/25/2003

2002

MAMCS Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Strasbourg, France
05/24/2002 – 09/08/2002

1997

Selected Works 1899 to 1949
Jan Krugier Gallery – New York NY, United States
1997

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Jan Krugier Gallery – 980 MADISON AVE # 3 – New York NY, United States

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Jean Boghici – Ipanema Rua Joana Angélica, 180 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Oriol Galeria d’Art – Provença, 264 – Barcelona, Spain

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Jean Boghici – Ipanema Rua Joana Angélica, 180 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Gmurzynska – Goethestrasse 65a – Cologne, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art – 23 east 73rd Street – New York NY, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Artemundi – Suite 915 1680 Michigan Avenue – Miami Beach FL, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Guillermo de Osma Galeria – Calle Claudio Coello, 4 – Madrid, Spain

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Artemundi – Suite 915 1680 Michigan Avenue – Miami Beach FL, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art – 23 east 73rd Street – New York NY, United States

2000

FIAC, n°27
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/25/2000 – 10/30/2000
Represented by : Guillermo de Osma Galeria – Calle Claudio Coello, 4 – Madrid, Spain

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galeria Sur – Calle 11 casi Gorlero – Punta del Este, Uruguay

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Fernando Quintana – Carrera 11 n°85-62 – Bogotá, Colombia


Group exhibitions

2004

Le feu sous la cendre
Geneva GE, Switzerland
2004 – 07/15/2004

Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde in Latin American
MFAH Museum of Fine Arts – Houston TX, United States
06/20/2004 – 09/11/2004

MoMA at El Museo Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art
Museo del Barrio – New York NY, United States
03/05/2004 – 07/25/2004

2002

La generación del 14 : Entre el novecentismo y la vanguardia (1906-1926)
Fundación Cultural MAPFRE Vida – Madrid, Spain
04/16/2002 – 06/16/2002

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Periodicals

2002

Connaissance des Arts n° 595
Paris, France
06/2002

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