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Museo Torres Garcia

Sarandi 683, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
(0 5982) 9162663
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'Modern art' at its most shallow

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

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Horatio T
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Doha, Qatar
Small but interesting collection

This small museum is dedicated to one of Uruguay's most famous artists. Each of its three floors... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Evan F
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New York City, New York
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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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Sarandi 683, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

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

Thank Horatio T
Reviewed April 20, 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

Thank Evan F
Reviewed April 5, 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.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed January 22, 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

Thank William G
Reviewed January 19, 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.

Thank Wilson_JrREC
Reviewed November 5, 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.

Thank JohnColo
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Obviously it depends on your appreciation of Torres García's work but the size of the museum, the careful arrangement of the pictures the charts explaining the different artistic periods of the painter, the historic buidling... it all adds to a wonderful experience. This is a...More

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I went while in Montevideo for business. The museum has four floors and the entrance hall. The top two floors had an interesting local photography presentation. The two floors devoted to Torres Garcia showed the progression through different stages of work so there is not...More

Thank whisky_doctor
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely small museum with 3 large galleries devoted to JTG. Only one had the famous constructivist paintings (saw more in BA) but still really nice. Bought a good wood toy which is a copy of his work. Surely worth a visit if you like 20th...More

Thank Nathaniel B
Reviewed July 29, 2016

It is nice to visit and see the kind of paintings that the artist did. Since Uruguay is a small and quite young country there are note spectacular museums.

Thank alejk2016
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