Osvaldo Romberg is an Argentine artist, curator, and professor who has lived and worked in Philadelphia, New York, and Argentina. Romberg draws his inspiration from western art history and his own Latin-American background. He has consistently produced a provocative body of work questioning the exploration, explanation and the representation of art and art history. Rombergs’ work showcases a unique cultural and personal framework that challenges and redefines traditional art practices. Romberg is featured in major museums around the world including: Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; The Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv; The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; The Library of Congress, Washington, DC; and more. Osvaldo Romberg has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants such as the Graham Foundation Grant; the Heilman Artist and the Prize for a Senior Visual Artist, Israel Ministry of Culture, and more. He has also been featured in many publications including: Paper Biennial of Dueren, Germany; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut; and many more. Osvaldo attended school at Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires and Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Arquitectura. Romberg is also the co-founder and Senior Curator of the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.
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Osvaldo Romberg, Christine Pfister