Rogelio Polesello

b. 1939, Buenos Aires, Argentina - d. 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rogelio Polesello studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Manuel Belgrano and graduated from the Escuela de Artes Visuales Prilidiano Pueyrredón as a professor of print, drawing and illustration in 1958.

Polesello took on the Constructivist tradition in Latin America, with its search for order through geometric abstraction, to a new level, defining geometry in human terms in his work that is both full of vitality and sensual interaction.

He had numerous individual exhibitions in major galleries and museums in Latin America, Europe and the United States and his work is part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America in Washington D.C., among others.

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Exhibition at MACBA featuring works by Gallery Artists

Exhibition at MACBA featuring works by Gallery Artists

Latinoamérica: volver al futuro, curated by Federico Baeza at MACBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Featuring works by: Marta Chilindron, Mariano Dal Verme, María Freire, Rogelio Polesello, and Julián Terán.

On view: April 6, 2018-March 3, 2019

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Rogelio Polesello dies at 74

Rogelio Polesello dies at 74

We are deeply saddened by the news of Rogelio Polesello's passing. 

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