The collective exposition “Congress of Tucuman; 200 years of Argentinian art,” that celebrates the bicentennial of the Independence of Argentina arrives to the Castagnino+macro museum of Rosario from the September 23 to November 30. The exposition gather 79 works and include different epoch and styles of the main artists of the country.
It is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Nation, through the Secretary of the Cultural Heritage and the Museum of Fine Arts, the exposition comprises two centuries of Argentinian art through a corpus of remarkable pieces that belong to the collection of Fine Arts, some of them, exhibited fir first time out of the institution, and a group of contemporary artist’s works of all provinces.
Four thematic nucleus organize the exhibition: Landscape and territory, vision of the subjectivity, social changes and avant-garde and abstraction.
This selection that includes paintings, sculptures, engravings, drawings, photographs, installations, objects and art video establish a dialog between styles, diverse poetics and materials, from the curatorial proposal of the Director of the National Fine Arts museum, Andrés Duprat and of the Director of the School of Fine Arts of the National University of Tucuman, Jorge Gutiérrez.
For them are added contemporary creators Marcelo Abud (Jujuy), Leticia El Halli Obeid (Córdoba), Matías Duville (Buenos Aires), Tomás Espina (Buenos Aires), Rosalba Mirabella (Tucumán), José Ballivián (La Paz, Bolivia), Walter Tura (Formosa), Ariel Mora (Neuquén), Cecilia Teruel (Santiago del Estero) and Gustavo Groh (Tierra del Fuego,) among others, which allow to register their Works in some of the most important plastic traditions of the country.
“The intent was not show the plastic universe of two centuries, the sample tend to propose ask about the sense of art, politic, territory and the Argentinian subjectivity. In a way that sought to construct subtle lines that connect diverse productions in its formats as in its genesis and context, contact zones and vanishing point that articulate the visual series in comparison with the historic series,” said Duprat and Gutiérrez in their curatorial text.