Antonio Asis, Argentinian (1932 - )

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1932.

1946-1950 Attends the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1950-1956 Geometric-constructivist research.
1956 Arrives in Paris and befriends Agam, Soto, Schöffer, Vasarely, Tinguely and Bury sharing common goals.
Kinetic problems become his passion, developing many works related to the possibilities of vision.

Solo Exhibitions

2007 Sicardi Gallery, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
1995 Expression visuelle, Galleria Arte Struktura, Milan, Italy.
1995 Expression visuelle, Galerie Claude Dorval, Paris, France.
1989 Atelier Antonio Asis – Oeuvres des années 50 à 70, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, France.
1984 Centre de Recherche Artistique Contemporaine, Verifica 8 + Venice, Italy.
1983 Galerie J. & J. Donguy, Paris, France.
Galleria d´ Arte Santostefano, Sarnico, Italy.
1975 Galleria la Polena, Genova, Italy.
1972 Maison de la Culture, Rennes, France.
1971 Estudio Actual, Caracas, Venezuela.
1970 Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007 Los Cinèticos, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
2006 Op Art, Joyce, Palais Royal, Paris, France.
2004 Antonio Asis et Horacio García Rossi, Galerie Claude Dorval, Paris, France.
1984 3ème Biennale de l´dEstampe, Forum des Cholettes, Sarcelles, France.
Percezione e Costruzione, Centro Culturale, Rondottanta, Italy.
Classicità dell´astrattismo, Studio f.22, Brescia, Italy.
1983 Biennale méditerranéenne d´art contemporain, Palazzo Provincia di Catanzaro, Italy.
Mundial, Galliata Arte Contemporanea, Savone, Italy.
100 artistes de l´Amérique Latine, Centre Culture de Compiègne; Maison de la Culture d´Amiens, France.
7ème Biennale d´Art Contemporain, San Martino di Lupari, Padova, Italy.
1982 Mouvances, Galerie d´Art Contemporain, Paris, France.
Künstler aus Lateinamerika, Daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany.
L’Amérique latine à Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
1975 L´Oeil en Question, Centre Culturel d´Arras, France.
1974 Salon Grands et Jeunes d´Aujourd´hui, Paris, France.
1973 Salon Grands et Jeunes d´Aujourd´hui, Paris, France.
Centre Culturel International, Antwerp, Belgium.
1972 Salon Grands et Jeunes d´Aujourd´hui, Paris, France.
Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Sevilla, Spain.
Groupe “Position”, Barcelona, Spain.
1971 Galerie de la Résidence Empain with the Gallery Françoise Mayer and the Galerie Withofs, Brussels, Belgium.
Centre Commercial La Belle Epine, Paris, France.
Salon Grands et Jeunes d’Aujourd’hui, Paris, France.
Groupe “Position”, Galleria Sincron, Brescia, Italy.
Groupe “Position”, Galerie Sen, Madrid, Spain.
Exposición Latinoamericana, Barcelona, Spain.
Latin Amerika i Skandinavia, Kunsternes Hus, Oslo, Norway;
Gentofte Kunstvenner, Charlottenlund; Lunds Konsthall, Lund;
Konsthallen, Göteborg, Sweden.
1970 Salon Grands et Jeunes d´Aujourd´hui, Paris, France.
1969 Ideatori Plastici, Artestudio Macerata, Italy.
1968 Cinétisme, Spectacle, Environnement, Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, France.
Triade 68, Musée Municipal, Les Sables d´Olonne, France.
1967 Kinetism and Slow-Motion, Art Department, Douglas College, New Brunswick, Canada.
Exposition d´art cinétique, Centre Culturel, Toulouse, France.
Lumiere et mouvement, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
Kinetika, Museum des 20 Jahrhundert, Vienna, Austria.
Von Konstruktivism zur Kinetik, Galerie Denise Rene/Hans Mayer, Krefeld, Germany.
Biennale de Paris, Musée d´ Art Moderne, Paris, France.
Studio 2B, Bergamo, Italy.
Art et mouvement, Musée d´Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada.
1966 Licht und Bewegung, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Sigma II, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France.
1965 Art and Movement, Diploma Galleries, Edingburgh; Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.
Aspects de la peinture cinétique, Galerie Devray, Paris, France.
Objectifs 65, Galerie de la Librairie anglaise, Paris, France.
Licht und Bewegung, Baden Baden, Germany.
Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France.
Art et mouvement, Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Sounding Two, Signals, London, England.
Mouvement et Lumière, Bern, Switzerland.
Mouvement et Lumière, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
Exhibition of Latin American Artists, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France.
1962 Constructivisme, Galerie Dautzenberg, Paris, France.
30 Argentins de la nouvelle génération, Galerie Greuze, Paris, France.
Festival of Modern Art from Latin America, Center of Advance Creative Studies, London, England.
L´Aujourd´hui de demain, Palais St. Vaast, Arras, France.
1955 Salón Municipal, Museo Municipal de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Bibliography

Solo Exhibition catalogues

2007 Sicardi Gallery, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
1995 Expression visuelle, Galleria Arte Struktura, Milan, Italy.
1995 Expression visuelle, Galerie Claude Dorval, Paris, France.
1989 Atelier Antonio Asis – Oeuvres des années 50 à 70, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, France, November 17.
1983 Galerie J. & J. Donguy, Paris, France, January 13 – February 12.
1975 Asis, Galleria la Polena, Genova, Italy, June 19 - July 15.
1972 Maison de la Culture, Rennes, France.
1971 Estudio Actual, Caracas, Venezuela, June.
1970 Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland, March 17 – April 11.

Periodicals

1995 Aubele, Luis, "Sutiles efectos de la inspiración", La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 18.
1970 K.C.G., "Seismographisches", 1 p., Bund, March 31.
1969 Giugni, Angel Ramos, "Antonio Asis de "Recherche visuelle", Imagen, No. 61, 1 black and white illustration, November 30, p.18.
1968 Burnet-Merlin, Alfredo, "Auge del arte cinético", La Nación, 1 black and white illustration, March 31.
1967 Popper, Frank, "The luminous trend in kinetic art", Studio International, No. 886, 14 illustrations (5 in color), February, pp. 72-77.
Clay, Jean, " La peinture est finie", Robho, no. 1, l6 black and white illustrations, June.
Duparc, Christiane, "La peinture rouge", Adam, no. 14, September, pp. 26-31 (6 color photos).
1965 Anonymous, Work reproduced with comment, Signals, June-July, p. 12.
1959 Delgado, Raphael, "Antonio Asis y los fotogramas, esa extraña forma nueva del Arte", 1 p., 1 black and white illustration, April 16.
1956 García Martínez, J.A., "¿ Nuevas orientaciones en la pintura no figurativa ?", Historium, no. 2O3, 1 p., 1 illustration, April.

General publications

2005 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Latino-Americano (MACLA),
catalogue, Tribalwerks ediciones, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1997 Alviani,G.; Argan, G.C.; Belloli, C.; Beringheli, G.; Fournier, F.; Massironi, M.; Veca, A. Costruttivismo, concretismo, cinevisualismo : Nuova visualita internazionale, Arte Struktura, Milan, Italy, pp.142-143.
1986-
1987 Annuaire national des Beaux Arts, 1986/1987, Ed. Thibaud, Vol. 1, Paris, France, pp. 1-784.
1976 Piovanetti, Ch. : Asis, Cruz-Diez, Demarco, Sempere, Sobrino, 5 original silkscreens (55 cm x 55 cm) printed by the atelier Arcay; 110 copies, Paris, New York.
1967 Popper, F. : L´Art Cinétique, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, France.

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