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Joaquin Torres Garcia


In this class, you will learn about the artist who turned the map of America on its head to place for the first time the attention to the South!


He was not only a key figure for the avant-gardes in Europe but the first to create one of the most iconic Uruguayan avant-gardes by tracing the origin of modernism to precolombian times.




En esta clase, aprenderás sobre un artists que puso el mapa de América de cabeza para poner la atención en el sur por primera vez! 


Él no solo fue una figura clave en las vanguardias europeas sino que creó una de las primeras y más icónicas en Uruguay, ratreando el origen del modernismo a tiempos precolombinos. 


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20 min


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About the lecturer

Daniela Galan is the founder and director of Amalgama. She is a registered lecturer at the Arts Society in the United Kingdom and has over 17 years of research in art history and philosophy. She has focused her investigation on artists from Latin America, especially female artists whose work remains underrepresented within the art industry. This was the founding purpose of Amalgama, which led her to curate numerous exhibitions, forums and publications since its inception in 2018. 

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