Buenos Aires, 23 July 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA).
Argentinean artist Alejandro Puente died on 16 July 2013 at the age of 80.
Known as the “master of geometrical abstraction”, the artist joined the avant-garde movement affiliated with the Instituto Di Tella in the 1960S. Working with César Paternosto, he organised an exhibition at the Lirolay Gallery.
In 1970, he participated in an exhibition entitled “Information,” which was held at MoMA, New York, and was curated by Kynaston McShine. The artist received a number of prizes during his lifetime, including the National di Tella Award in 1966, and the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1967.