Cesar Paternosto

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Nacimiento: 1931 en La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residencia: Reside en Segovia, España
Exposiciones colectivas vigentes: Monocromos II: microrrelatos, Culture and The People: El Museo del Barrio, 1969-2019, Una llamarada pertinaz.
Profesionales que le han comisariado:
Ferias en las que participa con OBRA : Art New York 2019, ARCOmadrid 2019, arteBA 2017
Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan: Cecilia de Torres, Dan Galeria, Denise René
Organizaciones con obra: CAAC - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), MACBA - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires
Profesionales con obra: Guillermo de Osma
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Publicada el 03 jun de 2014      Vista 707 veces

Descripción del Artista

Cesar Paternosto, born in 1931 in the city of La Plata, Argentina, is one of the most relevant Argentinian artists. Paternosta is a prominent name among the practitioners of Latin American geometric abstraction, which is one of the most idiosyncratic contributions made by that part of the world to contemporary art. Over the past five decades, he has developed a highly personal and enthralling synthesis of European abstract and constructivist traditions with pre-Hispanic Amerindian forms. The latest stage of that development can be appreciated at “Painting as Object. Paternosto became internationally well- known in the 1960s with a series of paintings in which he left the front of the canvas empty and placed color on its side edges. “With this gesture, Paternosto restates the meaning of the pictorial work; in a sense, he stops painting,” wrote Argentine critic Ricardo Martín-Crosa in a companion essay to the 1981 artist’s retrospective at Americas Society. By emphasizing the three-dimensional character of the painting, Paternosto forces the viewer to inspect it as if it were a sculpture, in a mode once defined by the artist as “oblique vision.” This “close reading” of the work of art and the dislodgement of the viewer from her conventional placement in front of it constitute a visual and intellectual ascesis, a kind of meditation in movement. In the pivotal year of 1968, Paternosto moved to New York City, where he would remain for almost four decades (in 2003 he moved to Segovia, Spain where he currently lives). In the late 1970s and early ’80s, he embarked on a journey of creative self-discovery through the Andean region of northern Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru, researching the monuments and art objects of the Inca and pre-Inca civilizations. Following the lead of Joaquín Torres García, who in the 1930s started advocating the blending of European and Amerindian geometric forms. In his most recent paintings, color is applied on the sides more sparsely than in the former ones—strong, austere statements of red, blue, yellow, or black against a marbled grey background that covers the whole length of the edges.

Actualizado

el 11 jul de 2019

Exposiciones en las que ha participado como artista

Cortesía de Ramona
Desde 01 ago de 2018

Contrastes y fugas

María Calcaterra - Moderno y Contemporáneo (MCMC) / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cesar Paternosto. Tensiones lineales y espacios
12 abr de 2018 - 09 jun de 2018

Tensiones lineales y espacios

Espacio Igallery / Palma, Baleares, España

Tensiones Lineales 11, 2017, Óleo sobre lienzo, 50 x 50 cms | César Paternosto. Cortesía de Guillermo de Osma
21 nov de 2017 - 15 ene de 2018

César Paternosto. Obra reciente

Guillermo de Osma / Madrid, España


Monocromos II: microrrelatos
Vigente
Desde 09 jun de 2019

Monocromos II: microrrelatos

María Calcaterra - Moderno y Contemporáneo (MCMC) / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Culture and The People: El Museo del Barrio, 1969-2019
Vigente
11 abr de 2019 - 29 sep de 2019

Culture and The People: El Museo del Barrio, 1969-2019

El Museo del Barrio / Nueva York, New York, Estados Unidos

WALDO BALART, Dos universos paralelos de rayos de energía cromática comunicados, 2019 — Cortesía de Alfonso de la Torre
25 feb de 2019 - 03 mar de 2019

Un lugar inventado / An Invented Place

Ámbito Cultural - El Corte Inglés - Madrid / Madrid, España


Exposiciones comisariadas

César Paternosto. Red Trio #6, 2015. Colección del artista, Segovia – Cortesía del Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
13 nov de 2017 - 28 ene de 2018

César Paternosto. Hacia una pintura objetual

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza / Madrid, España


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