Born 1913, Rivera, Uruguay
Died 2010, Savigny-sur-Orge, France
1934 Creates his first painting, “Naturel Morte Cubiste” (“Cubist Still Life”).
Meets his mentor, Joaquín Torres García, who influences him to experiment with shapes and colors.
Early 1940s Moves to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1944 Creates Arturo, a literary and artistic journal.
1946 Launches the Madí movement with Martín Blaszko, Rhod Rothfuss, and Gyula Kosice. The movement’s focus includes irregular frames, movable and displacing architecture and poetic propositions.
Moves to Paris.
1955 Returns to Argentina for a year, thereafter moving back to Paris where he will spend the rest of his life.
1993 Is included in the MoMA exhibition “Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century.” Many of his works are presently in the MADI Museum of Dallas, Texas.