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Osvaldo Romberg

Romberg was born and raised in Argentina. In the early 1970s, as a painter and conceptual artist, he began using a grid to analyze the tone and saturation of various colors. Romberg's deconstruction of both individual hues and those of famous historical paintings investigate the political and social conventions of looking and seeing. The works on paper from this period are infused with Romberg's interest in art history, philosophy, linguistics, and informational systems. He is also a full time professor at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, where he a founded a center for experimental cinema, video and media art. He has exhibited widely as an artist at institutions including the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Kunstmuseum, Bonn; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; Sudo Museum, Tokyo; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; The Jewish Museum, New York; the XLI Venice Biennial, Israel Pavilion; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; and the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. One of the founders of Slought, Romberg is currently Senior Curator for Artist Projects.

Curator Emeritus

Curatorial Committee

Slought
4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
slought.org oromberg@sloughtfoundation.org
+1.215.701.4627, Ext. 107

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Primary programs
Local
Begins Apr 1, 2006

A selection of rarely-seen and recently re-mastered video works from the early 1970s exploring the boundaries of personal risk, transformation, and communication

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Begins Jan 23, 2010

An exhibition of works from the Richard Harris Collection that explore the iconography of death across a range of artistic practices

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Begins Apr 24, 2012

A multi-part engagement with the life and work of Carolee Schneemann, whose work has continually probed the precariousness of nature, art, and life

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World
Begins Feb 19, 2005

A retrospective exhibition featuring documentary videos of the artist's provocative performances

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Cloud
Begins Jan 31, 2009

An exhibition tracing media and conceptual artist Peter Weibel's developments from his beginnings through 1979

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