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Joaquín Torres-García : constructing abstraction with wood

Author: Joaquín Torres-García; Mari Carmen Ramírez; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.); Guild of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.; et al
Publisher: Houston: Menil Collection : in association with The Museum of Fine Arts : New Haven, Conn. ; London : distributed by Yale University Press, ©2009.
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"Joaquín Torres-García (1874-1949) is one of the most influential artists to have emerged from Latin America in the early 20th century. His unique innovations in the medium of wood--constructed three-dimensional grids and planes known as maderas--foreshadow later artistic developments in Europe and the Americas (such as the work of Louise Nevelson). Torres-García was also much celebrated for his work as a  Read more...
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Named Person: Joaquín Torres-García; Joaquín Torres García; Joaquín Torres-García
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joaquín Torres-García; Mari Carmen Ramírez; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.); Guild of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.; et al
ISBN: 9780300154016 0300154011 9780939594658 093959465X
OCLC Number: 430497269
Description: 240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Mari Carmen Ramirez ... [et al.].

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Joaquin Torres-Garcia (1874-1949) is one of the most influential artists to have emerged from Latin America in the early 20th century. This book focuses on Torres-Garcia's wood constructions and  Read more...

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