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Talk: Carlos Basualdo & Osvaldo Romberg

  • Pentimenti Gallery 145 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)

STRICTLY COLOR | Osvaldo Romberg 1968 - 2018

Artist Talk & Reception: Friday, May 25, 5:30 - 7:00 PM | Talk at 6:00 PM

Guest Speaker: Carlos Basualdo
The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Pentimenti Gallery invites you to join us for this reception featuring a conversation between Osvaldo Romberg and Carlos Basualdo on the past 50 years of Romberg’s fascinating life as an artist.

This solo exhibition, in honor of Romberg’s 80th birthday, features new work alongside a retrospective of work created throughout his brilliant career. 

STRICTLY COLOR | Osvaldo Romberg 1968 - 2018 will run concurrent with an installation of his work at the PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM of ART from May 25 - September 2018.

Osvaldo Romberg is an Argentine artist, curator, and professor who lives and works in Philadelphia, Tel Aviv and Ilha Grande, Brazil. He attended the Nation College of Buenos Aires and the University of Buenos Aires. His work is in numerous museum collections including: Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; MUHKA-Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp; Kunstmuseum, Bonn; Museo de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; Leopold-Hoesch Museum, Dueren; The Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Haifa; Sprengel Museum, Hannover; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; California State University, University Library, Long Beach; Jewish Museum, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; The Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany; Brooklyn Museum, New York. He has had exhibitions at institutions including: Negev Museum of Art, Beersheba (2018); Cookie Butcher, Antwerp (2017); Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires (2012, 2007); Philadelphia Museum of Art (2011); Z.K.M., Karlsruhe (2009); Centro Cultural Recoleta (2008); Kunst Museum, Bonn (2007, 1997); Museum of Modern Art, Saint Etienne (2005); Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (1999), among others.

For all inquiries, please contact Pentimenti Gallery at or +1 215.625.9990.

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