Osvaldo Romberg
Argentinian, born 1938
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Selected exhibitions
2018
STRICTLY COLOR | Osvaldo Romberg 1968 - 2018,
Pentimenti Gallery
2013
The Color Factor 1973-2013 (Homage to Josef Albers and Raúl Lozza),
Henrique Faria Fine Art
Osvaldo Romberg | Dirty Geometry,
Contemporary by Golconda

Osvaldo Romberg is a conceptual artist whose body of work is devoted to the critical analysis, interpretation, and representation of art history. Dissection and categorization are at the core of his practice; in his “Color Classification” works from the 1970s, for example, Romberg would break down the constituent colors used in iconic Old Master paintings, and present them as an ordered series in the absence of their original context. He has also made a number of works on paper, each of which compiled examples of a range of brush marks made using different parts of his body. In the 1980s, he created a number works about architecture and landscapes, frequently involving scaled models or representational imagery. His work also references literature and Modernist theory.