Mario Pucciarelli
(Buenos Aires, 1928)
Informalism in Argentina
A panorama of the 20th Century
Mario Pucciarelli
He studies at the ateliers of Vicente Forte and Orlando Pierri. During 1955-1956 he lives in London. In 1958 he takes part in the Agrupación de Arte No-Figurativo exhibit at H Gallery and the Asociación Arte Nuevo at the Van Riel Gallery. In 1959 he joins the Movimiento Informalista and exhibits at the Pizarro Gallery with Greco, Newbery and Méndez Casariego.
He takes part in the Bienal de Arte Joven Rioplatense, in Montevideo, where she gets the Frank Lloyd Wright Award. She obtains the second prize at the Bienal de la Fundación Pipino y Márquez (Córdoba); she wins the “Honor Ribbon” for the Premio Ver y Estimar award. In 1960 she takes part in the Primera Exposición Internacional de Arte Moderno, at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires and 150 años de arte argentino (150 years of Argentine Art) at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. She moves to Rome in 1961. From then on she takes part in collective and international bienal exhibitions. She holds individual exhibitions in 1961, at the Galería Il Centro de Ischia; in 1962, at the Pogliani Galery in Rome and at the Bonino Gallery in Buenos Aires; in 1963, at the Pogliani Gallery in Roma; in 1964, at the La Metopa Gallery in Bari and at the Stockholm Galleriat; in 1975, at the Galería Latina in Stockholm and the 54 Galery in Gotemburgo.