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1937.43
Monumento cósmico
1937
118 3/16 x 220 5/8 x 17 11/16 in. (300 x 560 x 45 cm)
Signed lower right JTG; dated on stele MCMXXXIX

Published References

El Plata 1937a: "Hacia Un Nuevo Orden," ill.
El Plata 1937b: "Pre-Inauguracion de un nuevo monumento en el Parque Rodo," ill.
Círculo y Cuadrado 1938: ill. on cover.
Pinto 1940: "J. Torres-García: alucinación y drama de la pintura," ill. p. 361.
Torres-García 1941b: "De la libertad y disciplina en el arte," ill. p. 35.
Schaefer 1945: Torres-García, ill. no. 38.
Torres-García 1946a: Nueva Escuela de Arte del Uruguay
Castillo 1955a: "Dos estudios de Nuestro Tiempo, algunas reflexiones sobre dos mundos de la pintura," ill.
Castillo 1955b: "Dos Estilos de Arte de Nuestro Tiempo: Pablo Picasso y J. Torres García," ill.
São Paulo, V Bienal, Sala Torres-García 1959: 37 Obras Comprendidas en el Período 1929-1947, ill.
Duncan 1970: "Joaquín Torres García," ill. p. 16.
Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo 1973: Exposición Antológica Torres-García, ill. p. 57.
The University of Texas at Austin 1974: Joaquín Torres-García 1874-1949: Chronology and Catalogue of the Family Collection, ill. detail p. 37 (Spanish version ill. p 41), Dated 1935.
Gomez-Sicre 1975: "Torres-Garcia y la America Arcaica," ill. p. 29.
Musée D'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris 1975: Torres-García: Construction et Symboles, ill.
La Nación 1977: "El hombre que creo un arte para el continente: Torres-García," ill. p. 10.
Museu de Arte São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand 1979: Joaquín Torres-García (Montevideu 1874-1949), ill. p. 20.
El Universal 1980: "Exposición de Joaquín Torres García en el Museo de Bellas Artes"
Montealegre 1984: "Alcuni Il Regno dell'universale Costruttivo, Joaquín Torres García," ill. p. 50.
Gradowczyk 1985: Joaquín Torres-García, Artistas de América, ill. p. 71, no. 50.
Hayward Gallery 1986: Torres-García: Grid-Pattern-Sign: Paris-Montevideo 1924-1944, ill. p. 19, fig. 12.
Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo 1986: Estatuas y monumentos de Montevideo, ill. p. 46.
Pereda 1991: Joaquín Torres-García, ill. p. 190-91.
Ramírez 1991: El Taller Torres-García: The School of the South and Its Legacy, ill. p. 18.
Braun 1993: "Joaquín Torres-García: The Alchemical Grid," ill. p. 282.
Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne 1993: Art d'Amerique latine: 1911- 1968, ill. p. 43.
The Museum of Modern Art 1993a: Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Selection from the Exhibition, ill. p. 79.
Museo Torres-García 1996: Exposición Montevideo y la Plástica, ill. p. 53.
Maslach 1998: Joaquín Torres-García: sol y luna del arcano, ill. detail p. 575, no. 351.
Battegazzore 1999: J. Torres-García: La trama y los signos, ill. p. 48, no. 34.
Barnitz 2001: Twentieth Century Art of Latin America, ill p. 132, fig. 5.3.
de Torres 2001: "Pilgrimage to the sources of Amerindian art," ill. p. 252, fig. 6.
Fundación ICO 2002: Joaquín Torres-García: un mundo construido, ill. p. 207.
Musée d'art moderne et contemporain 2002: Joaquín Torres-García: un monde construit, ill. p. 207.
El País 2003: "Cronología," ill. p. 13.
Sartor 2003: Arte latinoamericana contemporanea: dal 1825 ai giorni nostri, no. 193, ill, as Monumento cósmico.
Christie's 2005: Latin American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, ill. p. 42.
Gradowczyk 2007: Torres-García: Utopía y Transgresión, ill. p. 279, no. 7.42.
Fló 2008: "En la mística de la pintura," ill. p. 8.
Rowell 2009: Joaquín Torres-García, ill. p. 79.
El País and Banco BBVA 2011: Arte Uruguayo de los Maestros a Nuestros Días: Joaquín Torres-García, ill. p. 48.
Sanchez Vidal 2012: Joaquín Torres-García, ill. p. 69.
Carranza and Lara 2014: Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia, ill. p. 99, as Monumento cósmico.
Royal Academy of Arts 2014: Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patrica Phelps de Cisneros Collection, ill. fig. 14, p. 39.

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