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Joaquín Torres-García
CONSTRUCTIVO CON FORMAL DE ANIMAL (ENERGÍA ATÓMICA)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Joaquín Torres-García
CONSTRUCTIVO CON FORMAL DE ANIMAL (ENERGÍA ATÓMICA)
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Details & Cataloguing

Art Impressionniste et Moderne

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Joaquín Torres-García
1874 - 1949
CONSTRUCTIVO CON FORMAL DE ANIMAL (ENERGÍA ATÓMICA)
signed with the artist's initials JTG (lower left), dated 1945 (left centre), dated 1946 (towards centre right) and inscribed Energía Atomíca (lower centre)
oil on cardboard
53,2 x 84,8 cm; 20 7/8 x 33 in.
Painted in 1946.
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This work is included in the Joaquín Torres-García Online Catalogue Raisonné (www.torresgarcia.com) as no. 1946.10.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Ifigenia Torres, Montevideo
Private collection, Madrid
Private collection, Spain

Exhibited

Houston, Meredith Long & Company & New York, Meredith Long Contemporary, Works by Joaquín Torres-García 1874-1949, 1977, no. 597
Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Joaquín Torres-García u su visión constructiva, 1980, no. 20
Monterrey (Mexico), Museo de Monterrey, Exposición del gran pintor uruguayo Joaquín Torres-García, 1981, no. 20
New York, Arnold Herstand & Company, Joaquín Torres-García 1874-1949, Late Paintings, 1983-84, illustrated
New York, Museum of Modern Art; Madrid, Fundación Telefónica & Malaga, Museo Picasso, Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, 2015-17, illustrated p. 189 (titled Energía atómica)

Literature

Leonor Cortina, 'Joaquín Torres-García, apóstol de la pintura hispanoamericana', in El Sol de México, March 22, 1980, illustrated p. 4
Christopher Lyon, 'Artful Volumes', in Bookforum 22, issue 5 (February/March 2016), illustrated p. 27

Catalogue Note

“Evidently, there are many painters and very few creators. Torres-Garcia is one of these; a creator and a man.”
Theo Van Doesburg, 1929

Art Impressionniste et Moderne

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Paris