Osvaldo Rodriguez, born in 1946.
Original piece in terracotta depicting a young woman, signed lower right Osvaldo Rodriguez and dated 1982.
Heigh t: 15 cm
Width : 19.5 cm
Depth : 2 cm
PROVENANCE : Atelier Atila of October 22nd, 2012.
Osvaldo Rodríguez is an Argentinian painter and sculptor. Famous for having created a historical fresco in eighty-six paintings : the largest painting in the world ("Latinitas" : 520 m long by 3.50 m) exhibited in Paris at the Grand Palais in 1984.
Osvaldo Rodriguez was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 11st, 1946. His artistic career took shape with renowned masters, the sculptor Antonio Pujia and the designer Hugo Pratt at the School of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires from which he graduated in 1968.
At 31 years old, the artist fled the dictatorship and chose a new homeland where he would be free. It will be France, with as a reference: Rimbaud and the cinema he adores. He creates stage and film sets, gigantic works in Villiers sur Marne, in the North, in Saudi Arabia ...
It is exhibited at La Sorbonne, the National Assembly, Unesco ... and is present in museums including that of modern art in Stuttgart, and Mexico City.