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Lovely small museum in Montevideo

Another gem of a museum in Montevideo. On four floors you learn about his influential life and... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
JeremyS588
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London, United Kingdom
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Worth a look

I had seen the artist's work before and like it. So I was looking forward to seeing this gallery... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Ivor M
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London, United Kingdom
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You'll find the abstract art of Joaquim Torres-Garcia, one of the country's most influential modern artists, at this museum.
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Sarandi 683, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We used the lift to get to the 5th floor and walked down each floor. The explanatory video about Torres García was very good as was the main exhibition.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BirdBrain99
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The mural opposite the museum is an invitation to the collection. From figurative to abstract, spread out over 4 floors. This artist definitely deserves more attention from the international community.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Another gem of a museum in Montevideo. On four floors you learn about his influential life and impact on art in Uruguay

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JeremyS588
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you're struggling for some ideas about where to visit, why not pop in to this lovely boutique gallery set in a restored 3storey home & which tells of the life story and struggles of this interesting artist. To be honest I'd never heard of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank zenonSydney
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Naive art from early 20C - very typical of this 'experimental' time in art and just simply its not very good art

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Horatio T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This small museum is dedicated to one of Uruguay's most famous artists. Each of its three floors features a single gallery devoted to one period of his career. The more iconic images (those featured on tourist merchandise throughout the city) are to be found on...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Evan F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I had seen the artist's work before and like it. So I was looking forward to seeing this gallery. It is good but I have seen bigger and better collections by this artist.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Joaquín Torres García is one of the greatest Uruguayan artists and a pillar of Constructivism. The museum has an ample collection that covers all periods of the artist's life and the diverse paths that his creativity explored. A few meters from Plaza Independencia, at the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank William G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Located on pedestrian street sarandi, near the Independence Square. It keeps in its collection the collection of the Uruguayan plastic artist Torres Garcia. It opens from Monday to Saturday from 10 to 18. There is also a small shop and art bookstore on the site.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Wilson_JrREC
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great examples of Torres Garcia artwork. Wonderful colors and gift shop is attached. He had a unique style and one of his most famous works was an upside down South America.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JohnColo
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