Lozza, Raúl (1911–)
Lozza, Raúl (1911–)
Raúl Lozza, an Argentine painter, craftsman, and illustrator, was born on October 27, 1911, in Alberti, Buenos Aires Province, and was self-taught. He was a founding member of the Asociación de Arte Concreto-Invención, a non-figurative group, as well as the creator of perceptismo, a theory of color and open structure in painting that he called "cualimetría de la forma plana." Lozza's two- and three-dimensional works reveal an almost scientific concern for the intelligent use of technology, and the tonal values in his paintings are intensified or reduced with mathematical precision. Lozza has had numerous exhibitions, including a retrospective in 1985 at the Fundación San Telmo in Buenos Aires. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Palanza Prize (1991) and the Konex Award (1992). In 1997 the Museo de Arte Moderno of Buenos Aires organized an important retrospective exhibition in his honor.
See alsoArt: The Twentieth Century .
Raúl Lozza. Cuarenta años en el arte concreto (sesenta con la pintura), Catalog of the Fundación San Telmo Exhibition, 22 July-18 August 1985.
Vicente Gesualdo, Aldo Biglione, and Rodolfo Santos, Diccionario de artistas plásticos en la Argentina (1988); Raúl Lozza. Pintura y arte concreto, 1945–1955. Catalog of the Fundación Banco Patricios Exhibition, 8 September-1 October 1993.
Tomasini, María Cecilia. Una revision a la relación arteciencia en la obra de Raúl Lozza. Buenos Aires: Centro Cultural Borges, 2002.
Amalia Cortina Aravena
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