Mendoza, Argentina (1928)

Artist linked to kinetic movement and Op Art. In 1958 he obtains a scholarship from the French government and settles in Paris. There, he meets and frequents regularly the artists working around the Galerie Denise René, who organized in 1955 with Vasarely, the historic exhibition “Le Mouvement”, founding manifesto of kinetic art. In 1960 he founds the Grupo de Investigación de Arte Visual (GRAV) and participates in the group Nueva Tendencia. His works, since then, seek the participating gaze of the viewer, incorporating to that purpose, artificial lighting, specular effects, reflections and mechanical movements.

His works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, Tate Modern, London, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Kunsthalle, Núremberg, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

Among his individual and collective exhibitions, the following stand out: “Structures”, Galerie Denise René, Paris (1961); “L’Art Latino- Americain à Paris”, Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1962); “Mouvement 2”, Galerie Denise René, Paris (1964); “Heterotopías: Medio siglo sin lugar: 1918 - 1968”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (2007); “Lo(s) Cinético(s)”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (2007).


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