“Buenos Aires in fifty years” tours different corners and aspects of the city through the eyes of the photographer Aldo Sessa.
This exhibit is located on the second and third floors of the Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection, in Puerto Madero neighbourghood. The exhibition shows a series of 130 photographs, most of them never before published, curated by the German Michael Nungesser, specialist in Latin American art.
In these photographs, Sessa has tried to capture the essence of the Argentine capital: tango, the Obelisk, the Botanic Garden, the woods, La Boca and street football. All emblematic throughout the years.
The exhibition is presented for the first time in Buenos Aires and will be open until March 19th, 2013.
Then it will tour different cities in America and Europe.
Who is Aldo Sessa?
He is an Argentine artist, born in 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He started his artistic carreer in the workshop “De Ridder” when he was 10 years old. He then specialized in graphic arts, audio visualism and photography.
Aldo Sessa´s Works are shown in prestigious national and international museums.
Among them, el Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Chile, Withney Museum of American Art de N. Y., The Museum of Fine Arts de Houston, The Norton Museum of Art de Palm Beach, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Victoria & Albert Museum de Londres, The National Portrait Gallery in Londres and important private collections.
Since 1952 until today, Sessa participated in more than 200 exhibitions, published more than 40 books and his work take part in international auctions at Sotheby´s N.Y. and WestLicht Museum in Vienna.