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Juan Manuel Blanes, Pedro Figari, abstract painter, important artists, Montevideo

Juan Manuel Blanes was Uruguay's foremost painter of the 19th century. The Municipal Museum of Fine Arts in Montevideo now bears his name. Three important artists of the 20th century were Rafael Barradas, an abstract painter; Pedro Figari, a painter of colorful 19th-century scenes in the postimpressionist style; and Joaquin Torres-Garcia, who founded the Torres-Garcia workshop, which influenced a generation of Uruguayan painters.



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