Constructivism in Relief: Taller Torres Garcia

September 17 - October 24, 2009

Sicardi Gallery

1506 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77098 Get directions

(713) 529-1313

We were confused by this show until we figured out that "Taller" isn’t the name of a person whose parents were hoping for the top height percentiles, but is actually the spanish word for "workshop" or "studio." Joaquin Torres-Garcia, who’s also got shows at the Menil and MFAH, founded the Taller in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1943. Awesome South American Modernism!

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