Cercle et Carré was an artist group formed in Paris in 1929 which strongly supported new d The group was founded by critic and artist Michel Seuphor and artist Joaquín Torres García.
They published a periodical of the same name and held a major group exhibition in 1930. This included 130 works by a wide range of abstract artists.
Cercle et Carré was absorbed by Abstraction-Création when the latter was founded in 1933, but Torres García continued the publication in Montevideo in his native Uruguay.
evelopments in abstract art and in particular promoted mystical tendencies within it.