Torres Garcia, Joaquin
|born on||29 July 1874 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )|
|Place||Montevideo, Uruguay, 34s53, 56w11|
|Timezone||LMT m56w11 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||05°48' 05°17 Asc. 00°29'|
Uruguayan/catalan artist, painter, sculptor, novelist/writer, teacher and theorist since 1900, pioneer of the renaissance of Classicism, champion of Catalan Art, muralist. One of greatest artists and figures of 20th Century Art, his influence encompasses European, American and South American Modern Art, father of Constructivism. He is known for his collaboration with Gaudi in 1903 creating the stained glass windows for the Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, for the frescoes painted in the Palau de la Generalitat of Barcelona, founder of the artist' group Cercle et Carré in Paris in 1930.
He died 8 August 1949.
- associate relationship with Clausen, Franciska (born 7 January 1899)
- associate relationship with Daura, Pierre (born 21 February 1896)
- friend relationship with Gaudi, Antoni (born 25 June 1852)
Castellanos quotes his autobiography which indicates that "born at 12 of the night July 28, as in Spanish, twelve o'clock usually refers to the end of the day put the date as 29 at 0:00.
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist