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medium: Oil »
support: on cardboard »
year(s): 1920 »
1920.03
Business Town
1920
Alternate titles: Calle de Nueva York; Paisaje de Nueva York; Synthèse de New York
Oil on cardboard
18 x 23 in. (45.7 x 58.4 cm)
Signed lower left: J. Torres-GARCIA; dated lower right: 1920

Exhibition History

1921 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa, Later Tendencies in Art, no. 24, as Business Town, Exhibited in Gallery I.
1921 Whitney Studio Club: Whitney Studio Club, New York, N.Y, Stuart Davis, J. Torres-García, Stanilaw Szukalski
1927 Galerie Carmine: Galerie Carmine, Paris, J. Torres-García, no. 2, as Synthèse de New York.
1932 Galerie Pierre: Galerie Pierre, Paris, Oeuvres Récentes de Torrès García: Peintures - Sculptures
1962 Comisión Nacional de Bellas Artes: Comisión Nacional de Bellas Artes, Montevideo, Torres-García: Colección Privada de Montevideo, no. 85, ill.
1987 Philippe Briet Gallery: Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, N.Y, Torres-García, New York 1920-1922
1991 Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (traveling: Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) Centre Julio González): Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, J. Torres-García, no. 18, ill, p. 57.
1995 Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Barradas/Torres García, no. 11, ill, p. 77.
1998a Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo: Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, A Coleçao Costantini, ill, p. 75.
2001 MALBA: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Arte en América Latina, no. 29, as Calle de Nueva York.
2002–03 MALBA: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Artistas modernos Rioplatenses en Europa, 1911- 1924: La experiencia de la vanguardia, no. 59, ill, p. 39.
2009–10 El Museo del Barrio: El Museo del Barrio, New York, N.Y, Nexus New York: Latin/American Artist in the Modern Metropolis, ill, p. 105.
2010 Caixa Cultural (traveling: Museo Torres García): Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Torres-García, Traços de Nova York, ill, p. 35 and 95.
2011 Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero: Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Torres-García: Utopía y Tradición, ill, p. 13, fig. 4, , 45.
2012 MFAH: Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Tex, Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from MALBA-Fundación Costantini, ill, p. 74 and detail p. 8.

Published References

Barbagelata 1930: "Joaquín Torres García: un pintor uruguayo olvidado," ill.
Teriade 1932: "Torres-García," ill.
Torres-García 1935k: "Notas de Viaje: Impresiones de Nueva York," ill.
Comentario 1968: "Joaquín Torres-García," ill. p. 11.
Gradowczyk 1985: Joaquín Torres-García, Artistas de América, ill. p. 23, no. 10.
Fundación Torres García 1991: CIUDAD - Torres García, ill. p. 8.
Medina 1992: "Torres-García y la Escuela del Sur," ill. p. 52.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes 1996b: La Colección Costantini en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, ill. p. 47.
Maslach 1998: Joaquín Torres-García: sol y luna del arcano, ill. p. 204, no. 86.
Theran 1999: Leonard's Price Index of Latin American Art at Auction, ill. p. 468.
Gradowczyk 2007: Torres-García: Utopía y Transgresión, ill. p. 70, no. 3.1.
Fundación Caixa Girona 2008: Torres-García Darrere la màscara constructiva, ill. p. 22, fig. 3.
El Observador 2012: "La Nueva York de Torres García," ill.
Sanchez Vidal 2012: Joaquín Torres-García, ill. p. 38-39.
Schwartz 2013: Fervor das Vanguardas: Arte Literatura na América Latina, ill. no. 54.
Museum of Modern Art 2015: Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern, ill. p. 45, fig. 14.
Record last updated June 3, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: de Torres, Cecilia and Susanna V. Temkin. "Business Town, 1920 (1920.03)." Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné. http://www.torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=378 (accessed September 25, 2017).
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