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Marie Orensanz (b. 1936, Mar del Plata) began her career studying painting in Buenos Aires under Argentinian Modernist masters Emilio Pettoruti and Antonio Segui. In 1972 she moved to Milan and began working with sculpture. Orensanz received a retrospective at Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA) in 2007 and has had solo shows at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Rosario; Maison de l’Amérique Latine, Paris;and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires. Her work was recently featured in the major touring exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, which launched at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles in 2017 and later travelled to the Brooklyn Museum in New York and the Pinacoteca de São Paulo in 2018. Orensanz’ work is held in collections worldwide, including at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Centro de Multimedia Internacional,São Paulo; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; and Bremen Museum, Germany.

 

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Marie Orensanz, Fuerza interior, 1983. Drawing and paint on marble, 10.5 x 11 x 3.5 cm, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, Fuerza interior, 1983. Drawing and paint on marble, 10.5 x 11 x 3.5 cm, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, Pensar es un hecho revolucionario, 1974. Drawing on paper, 50 x 70 cm (69.5 x 89.5 cm with frame), unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick

Marie Orensanz, Pensar es un hecho revolucionario, 1974. Drawing on paper, 50 x 70 cm (69.5 x 89.5 cm with frame), unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick

Marie Orensanz, Re Transmitir, 1983. Drawing and paint on photographic paper, 60 x 90 cm (74.5 x 103.5 cm with frame), unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, Re Transmitir, 1983. Drawing and paint on photographic paper, 60 x 90 cm (74.5 x 103.5 cm with frame), unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, L'âne / Memoria, 1995. Drawing on paper and marble,39.5 x 33.5 cm with frame, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, L’âne / Memoria, 1995. Drawing on paper and marble, 39.5 x 33.5 cm with frame, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Rafael Chvaicer and Ana Viotti

Marie Orensanz, Arbre, 2015. 3 pages of white statuary marble with pencil drawings, 23 x 23 x 3 cm, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick

Marie Orensanz, Arbre, 2015. 3 pages of white statuary marble with pencil drawings, 23 x 23 x 3 cm, unique. Courtesy of Roman Road and the artist. © Ollie Hammick

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