Romberg Osvaldo


1938              Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lives and works in New York, Philadelphia and Ilha Grande, Brazil
1950-55         Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina  
1956-62         University of Buenos Aires, Faculty of Architecture
Selected One Man Exhibitions
1971              “Works on Paper”, Museo de Arte, Tucuman, Argentina
1972              “Landscape as Idea”, Center of Art and Communication, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
1974              Projects, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
1975              “Typologies”, International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium
                       “Works: 1970-1975”, Yodfat Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1977              Galerie Keller, Starnberg, Germany
1978              Works on Paper, Galerie Peccolo, Livorno, Italy
1979              Galerie Stadler, Paris, France
1980              “Mythologies, from Altamira to Manet, an Emotional Analysis of Art History”, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel
1982              “Selected Works: 1972-1982”, University of Delaware Gallery, U.S.A. 
                       “Color Environment”, Bauhaus Archive Museum. Berlin, Germany 
                       “Art About Art” Landesmuseum, Oldenburg, Germany
                       “Selected Works: 1972-1982”, Wanda Reiff Galerie, Maastricht, Netherlands
                       “Mythologies, from Altamira to Manet, an Emotional Analysis of Art History”, Musee d'Art Moderne, Strasbourg, Germany
                       “Mythologies, from Altamira to Manet, an Emotional Analysis of Art History”, Neue Galerie, Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany
                       “Mythologies, from Altamira to Manet, an Emotional Analysis of Art History”, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Vienna, Austria
                       “Paradigm Series”, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem
1983              Galerie Stadler, Paris, France
1984              “Retrospective 1972-1984”, XLI Venice Bienniale, Israel Pavilion, Venice, Italy
                       Galerie Linssen, Bonn, Germany
                       Drawings, Utrecht Museum of Contemporary Art, Netherlands
                       “Osvaldo Romberg und der Merzbau von Kurt Schwitters”, Kunstmuseum, Hannover, Germany
                       “From Analysis to Metaphor” Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany 
1985              Tibor de Nagy, New-York, U.S.A.
1986              Hybrid Objects and Installations, Museo de Arte de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1987              Piezo Electric Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
                       Galeria Paolo Figueredo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1988              Elizabeth McDonald Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
                       “Prepictum, Postpictum + Working Drawings” Galeria Julia Lublin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1989              Drawings for Installation Projects, Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 
1990              Installations, The Jewish Museum, New York, U.S.A.
1991              “Building Footprints”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
                       “Building Footprints II”, MUHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
                       “Romberg: the '70s, the '80s”, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem
                       “Romberg: Art about Art”, Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
                       “Romberg: the '70s, the '80s”, Ingrid Dacic Gallery, Tuebingen, Germany
                       “New Works” Galerie Schueppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
                       “Romberg: the '70s, the '80s” Luise Krohn, Badenweiler, Germany
                       “On Scale” Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
1992              “Romberg: the '70s, the '80s”, Galerie Montagne, Paris, France 
1993              “Building Footprints III”, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
                       “On Scale”, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Virginia, U.S.A
                       “La vie en Valise: The Artist as Curator” Fundacion San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
                       “New Works” Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria
                       “New Works” Galerie Schueppenhauer, Cologne, Germany
1994              “Recent Works”, Ingrid Dacic Gallery, Tuebingen, Germany
                       “Re-Citing, Books and Short Stories”, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem
1995              “The Return of Martin Steel”, Artist Space, New York, U.S.A.
                       “New Books and Short Stories”, Galerie Hohenthal & Bergen, Cologne, Germany
1996              “+2000/-2000 Even”, exhibited simultaneously at Fundacion Xavier Corbero, Barcelona, Spain
                       Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary  
                       Voxx Galerie, Chemnitz, Germany
                       Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
                       Museum of Modern Art, Odessa
                       Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, U.S.A
                       The Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
                       Stadtgalerie, Saarbruecken, Germany
                       Tel Aviv University Gallery, Central Library, Israel
                       Sudo Museum, Tokyo, Japan
                       Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
                       “New Works”, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria
1997              “Bypass” (1972-1997), Retrospective", Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
                       Galerie Hohenthal & Bergen, Munich, Germany
                       Galerie Ingrid Dacic, Tuebingen, Germany
1999              “Romberg´s Walks at the Kunsthistorische Museum”, Kunsthistorisches 
                       Museum, Vienna and Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria
2000              “Besame Mucho: A Hypertext About Love”, Domgrabungsmuseum, Salzburg, Austria, and White Box Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
                       “New Paradigm Series”, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, U.S.A
                       “Retinal-Non-Retinal”, Staedtische Kunstsammlungen, Augsburg, Germany
2001              “The Library Is Burning (recent books)”, Jan Van der Donk Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
2003              “Dear Theo…(the night Van Gogh cried)”, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A.
                       “From Paradise to Paradise: A Hypertext on Love”, Universal Concepts Unlimited, New York, U.S.A.
Selected Group Exhibitions
1966              “V Biennale”, Paris, France
1968              “VI International Biennale”, Paris, France
1969              “Experiencias 1969”, Instituto di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
1975              “Biennial of Prints”, Krakow, Poland
1976              “Latin American Art”, Lousiana Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
1977              “Critics' Biennial”, International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium
1979              “Text, Image, Object”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
1980              “Art about Art”, Galerie Nouvelle Images, The Hague, Netherlands
1982              “Here, Now”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1983              “Three Artists about Monet”, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany 
1984              “Nackt in der Kunst” Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
                       “Arte allo Specchio”, XLI Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
                       “Second Nature”, Bard College, New York, U.S.A.
                       “Rationalism”, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
1985              “Kunst in Israel”, Kenynklist, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium
                       “Abstract Issues”, Tibor de Nagy, New York, U.S.A.
                       “Apocalypse”, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
                       “Artistas Convidados”, 18th Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil
                       “Art about Art”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1987              “Quotations”, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
1989              Projects, (Installations), Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, U.S.A
                       “Correlations”, Galerie Linssen, Cologne, Germany
1990              Tel Hai International Art Meeting, Israel
1991              “Perspective”, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel
1992              “Last Rose of Summer”, Wanda Reiff Galerie, Maastricht and Amsterdam, Holland
                       “Transparence, Transcendence”, University Museum of Tampa, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A
                       “Quotations”, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, U.S.A
1993              “Les Levine, Osvaldo Romberg, Nancy Spero”, Thread Waxing Space, New York, U.S.A.
                       “Quotations”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Ohio, U.S.A. 
1995              “Avant-Garde Walk a Venezia”, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
                       “White Machu Pichu” Artists' Museum, Mitzpeh Ramon, Israel 
1997              “Unmapping the Earth”, Kwangju Biennial, Korea
                       “Transversions”, Second Biennial of Johannesburg, South Africa
1998              “The Seventies”, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1999              “Faith”, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut, U.S.A.
                       “Plural Speech”, White Box Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
2000              “Topologies: Weiner, Le Va, Anastasi, Romberg”, White Box Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
1967              Gran Premio de Honor Cordoba, Argentina
1968              Gran Premio Nacional, Argentina
1974              Premio Benson & Hedges, Argentina
1992              Sandberg Prize, Jerusalem

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