Born in Lanús, Buenos Aires Province, 1924

Died in Pinamar, Argentina, 1993

 

Lived in Buenos Aires, 1930 to 1967; scholarship in Paris, 1952 to 1953; moved to Pinamar in 1967

 

 Education:

1940 – 1943

National School of Fine Arts, ‘Manuel Belgrano’, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

1958 – 1963

Professor of Fine Arts, National School of Fine Arts, ‘Manuel Belgrano’, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

Significant solo exhibitions include:

2011

Víctor Magariños D. – Presencias Reales’, Museum of the National University of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2003

'Magariños D.’, Museum of Contemporary Latin American Art of La Plata, Argentina   

 

Recurrent annual solo show from 2002

Centro de Artes Magariños D., Pinamar, Argentina  

 

1999

‘Retrospective: Víctor Magariños D. 1924/1993’, National Museum of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

1996

‘Víctor Magariños D. Antología inedita sobre papel’, Borges Cultural Centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

1986

‘Víctor Magariños D. – Finito-Infinito – Homage to Georges Vantongerloo,’ Musées Royaux de Beaux-Arts, Belgium

 

1984

‘Magariños D. Pinturas’, CAYC, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

1974

‘Magariños D.’, The Venezuelan-Argentine Centre for Cultural and Scientific-Technological Cooperation, Caracas, Venezuela

 

1951

‘Victor Magariños D.’, Institute of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina  

 

 

Major group exhibitions include:

2001

‘Abstract Art from Río de la Plata: Buenos Aires and Montevideo 1933-1953’, The Americas Society, New York, North America

 

1971

‘Argentinische Kunst der Gegenwart’, The Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland  

 

1970

‘Contemporary Art 1942-72’, Albright - Knox Gallery, New York, North America

 

1969

The X Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil

 

1967

‘Latin-American Art 1931-1966’, Museum of Modern Art, New York, North America

 

1966

'Pintura - Latin American Art since Independence’, Yale University Art Gallery (travelling to University of Texas Museum, San Francisco Museum of Art, La Jolla Museum of Art, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art in New Orleans), North America

 

1965

‘The Emergent Decade’, Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York (travelling to the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, among others), North America

 

1964

‘New Art of Argentina’, The Walker Art Centre in Minneapolis, North America

 

1963

‘From Concrete Art to New Trends’, The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

1956

The XXVIII Venice Biennial, Italy

 

 

Selected Collections

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The National Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels

Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, New York

The National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires

The Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires

The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires

 

 

The Centro de Artes Magariños D.

A non-profit museum created in 1994 by Dolores Rubio and the Friends Association of Victor Magariños D. (AAVMD). It is a meticulously preserved museum of his studio, archive and workshop. In 2000 it was declared a Historical and Cultural Heritage Site of the Pinamar Municipality and more recently, was incorporated into the Network of Creators' Houses of UNESCO, an international initiative that proposes to connect cultural spaces in Latin America.