"born in San Carlos, Uruguay, 1915. Obtained a Bachelor's Degree in mathematics at the Académie de Poitiers, France, in 1935, and received his Master's in Architecture at the University of Montevideo in 1940. Designed theatre settings for plays by Cervantes, Supervielle, and Wilde, and won an international competition for the setting of Ravel's "Bolero" in Montevideo. Came to the U.S. in 1941. As an artist and art critic he has exhibited his work in Europe and the United States as well as in his own country . . ." (Modern Art in Advertising).