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Jorge Gumier Maier

Untitled

Acrylic paint on wood
184 x 83 cm
1993

Área de Documentación y Registro, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

JORGE GUMIER MAIER, n 1953, Buenos Aires.

Jorge Gumier Maier is an artist and curator from Argentina. In the immediate wake of the most recent military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), he was a contributor to cultural magazines such as El Porteño, Cerdos y Peces, and Fin de Siglo. He was a member of the Grupo de Acción Gay, a sexual-dissident group active from 1983 to 1985 that formed part of the umbrella organization Coordinadora de Grupos Gays de Buenos Aires. He was the curator and director of the gallery at the Centro Cultural “Ricardo Rojas,” a branch of the Universidad de Buenos Aires, from 1989 to 1996. In addition to his work at the Rojas gallery, he curated, in conjunction with Magdalena Jitrik, El Rojas presenta: Algunos artistas (Centro Cultural Recoleta, 1992); El Tao del Arte (Centro Cultural Recoleta, 1997); and, in conjunction with Ticio Escobar, Feliciano Centurión: Últimas obras (Centro Cultural de España “Juan Salazar,” Asunción, 1999). With Marcelo Pacheco and Luis F. Benedit, he edited Artistas argentinos de los 90 (Fondo Nacional de las Artes, 1999). He wrote Curadores: entrevistas (Libros del Rojas,2005). In addition to numerous private collections, his work forms part of the collections of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Buenos Aires), the Museo Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, the Museo Castagnino + MACRO (Rosario, Santa Fe), and the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin (the United States). 

Further info: https://www.bellasartes.gob.ar/coleccion/obra/11981/

 

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