Aldo Sessa  (Argentine, 1939) 

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Aldo Sessa, Flatiron, NY

 

Aldo Sessa
Flatiron, NY
2010

Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc.
Aldo Sessa, Statue of Liberty, NY

 

Aldo Sessa
Statue of Liberty, NY
1991

Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc.
Aldo Sessa, Brooklyn Bridge, NY

 

Aldo Sessa
Brooklyn Bridge, NY
2012

Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc.
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Aldo Sessa, Chrysler Building I and II, New York (diptych)

 

Aldo Sessa
Chrysler Building I and II, New York (diptych), 1991
gelatin silver print, mntd

 

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Aldo Sessa, Origen del universo

 

Aldo Sessa
Origen del universo, 1981
mixed media and enamel on stainless steel

 

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Aldo Sessa, Carnation (+ Wheat, pair)

 

Aldo Sessa
Carnation (+ Wheat, pair)
b&w photographs

 

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1939   Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1958   Works as a freelance photographer for La Nacion newspaper in Buenos Aires
1964   Third Prize, First Pan-American Photographic Competition. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1965   First Prize, Winter Salon of the Argentine Fotoclub. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1970   Argentina to the World. First National Photographic Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1970   First Prize in Color Photography
1970   First Prize National Foundation for the Arts
1970   First Prize of the Argentine Photographic Federation
1972   Signed on with Bonino Gallery, in Buenos Aires, New York, and Rio de Janeiro
1976   Argentine government selects his triptych "Before the Beginning" to give as a gift to the U.S. government for their Bicentennial Celebration
1979   Ten Outstanding Young Personalities. Junior Chamber. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1979   ADEPA-Rizzuto Prize, Argentine Press Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1989   Silver Laurels, Distinction from the Rotary Club. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1990   Bayer Prize for the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1991   Named honorary member of the Argentine Federation of Photography
1991   Named member of the National Academy of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires
1991   Distinction from the Mitre Museum. Buenos Aires, Argentinaewonli
1992   Invited by the Israeli government to photograph Israel
1994   Selected for the Commemorative Medal of the 130th Anniversary of The Café Tortoni, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1994   Distinction Art and Culture 1994. Art and Culture Foundation. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1995   Life and Health, distinction from the Indra Devi Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1997   Distinction from the Argentine Federal Police. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1998   Golden Pyramid as Master of Argentine Photography, Academic Foundation for the Visual Arts. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2001   Distinguished Visitor, National University of Tucuman. Tucuman, Argentina
2001   Homage to Aldo Sessa, National Library of Austria. Vienna, Austria
2002   Distinction from the Argentine Automobile Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003   Santa Clara de Asís Award. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004   Distinction from the Mayor of San Antonio de Areco for its contribution to Argentine Identity. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2005   The Honorable Argentine Senate awarded Aldo Sessa the Senator Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Mention of Honor, in recognition for the enterprising work carried out during his distinguished artistic career Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007   He was named Illustrious Citizen of Buenos Aires, by the City Legislature, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2007   Named “Honorary Member” of the Miguel Lillo Foundation, for his distinguished career and outstanding achievements. Tucuman, Argentina.
2009   Traveling retrospective exhibition opens at the Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires
2009   Distinction Royal Embassy of Thailand. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009   Aldo Sessa passion for image, Celebrating 50 Years in photography, Recoleta Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2008   Arte BA at Rubbers International Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2008   The Art of Writing, for Mont Blanc. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2008   Aldo Sessa, a Personal View, Rubbers International Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2007   Manhattan, Sessa Photo Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2007   Urban Postcards, Reflections of BMW Automobile (Art Branding) Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2007   Art Basel Miami. Moeller Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, FL
2006   Light... endless magic, Alvear Fashion & Art Exhibition, at Jockey Club Buenos Aires, Argentina. (solo)
2006   Art Basel Miami. Moeller Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, FL
2006   Borges, evoking dreams, Gallery of the Argentine Catholic University, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2006   Academic Artists of the National Academy of Fine Arts. Gallery of the Argentine Catholic University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005   Belgrano: an assortment of glances, Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2005   Aldo Sessa's View, Blue Hall at the Argentine Senate, National Congresss Buenos Aires, Argentina. (solo)
2005   Lights and Shadows of Buenos Aires, Alvear Fashion & Art’s Exhibition Buenos Aires, Argentina. (solo)
2004   Gauchos, Gaucho Museum, San Antonio de Areco. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2004   The World of Manuel Mujica Láinez, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003   The Creative Hands, for Hermès Paris. Palatina Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2002   Punta del Este. UBS Bank Gallery. Punta del Este, Uruguay (solo)
2001   27th Buenos Aires Book Fair. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
2001   Presentation and donation of Aldo Sessa’s books. National Library of Austria, Vienna, Austria. (solo)
2001   WestLicht. Museum of Photography. Vienna. Austria
2000   Seances & Ghosts, with Ray Bradbury. Recoleta Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1999   Vendimia’s Fest, Civic Center. Mendoza, Argentina (solo)
1999   Views of Tucuman, 20th Century Photographs, Tucuman University, Argentina (solo)
1999   Views over Tucuman, 20th Century Photographs, University of Tucuman, Argentina
1999   20th Century photography, Art and Culture, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1998   Cultural Center Usina Vieja, San Antonio de Areco. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1998   20” X 24” Polaroid Still lives, Photo Gallery at Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (solo)
1998   The Gauchos, their landscape, customs, skills, and luxuries, Rural Fair Pavilion in Palermo. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1998   Palais de Glace, National Palace of the Arts. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1997   Ibero America Contemporary Photography, Washington Design Center, Washington, D.C.
1996   Magic Buenos Aires, Borges Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1996   Argentina and Argentines, Museum of Modern Art. Bogotá, Colombia (solo)
1996   Thailand, Borges Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1995   Municipal Museum. Neuquen, Argentina (solo)
1995   Museum of Fine Arts. Bahia Blanca, Argentina (solo)
1995   Aldo Sessa’s Polaroids. Photo 95, Municipal Exhibition Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1995   Two Portraits, Two Views, Photo space Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1995   Photo Gallery, San Martin Theatre. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1995   Inter-American Development Bank. Washington D.C.
1995   One Hundred Years of Photography in Argentina, Queens College Art Center, New York University,New York, NY
1994   Museum of Fine Arts. Rosario, Argentina (solo)
1994   Entre Rios History Museum. Parana, Argentina (solo)
1994   Misiones Cultural Center. Posadas, Argentina (solo)
1994   One Hundred Snapshots on Israel, Recoleta Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1993   Lights of Buenos Aires, Opus Café. Paris, France (solo)
1993   Twenty three Argentine Artists Now, International Monetary Fund. Washington, D.C.
1992   Buenos Aires ‘92: Fourteen Photographers, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1992   More Life and Glory of the Colon Theatre, Expo America 92. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1991   Highlights of the Mitre Museum, Cabildo National Museum. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1991   Pictures of Peace, Museum of Modern Art. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1990   National Museum of Fine Arts. Santiago, Chile (solo)
1990   My Homage to Painting, Rubbers International Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1989   The Art of Photography, National Museum of Fine Arts. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1989   Villa Victoria. Mar del Plata, Argentina (solo)
1989   Buenos Aires and its People, Isaac Fernandez Blanco Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1988   Selections 4 International Polaroid Collection, Photokina. Cologne, Germany
1988   Musée de L´Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
1987   Somewhere in Space, G. Barbato Planetarium. Montevideo, Uruguay. (solo)
1987   Italian-Latin American Cultural Institute. Rome, Italy (solo)
1986   Aldo Sessa’s Buenos Aires, Argentine Cultural Institute. Bonn, Germany (solo)
1986   Aldo Sessa, Omniversum Planetarium. The Hague, Holland (solo)
1986   The other Borges, El Mensaje Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1986   Sixth Annual Hall of Graphic Artists, Golden Hall of the Colon Theatrer, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1986   Heterodoxy, Casa Pardo. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1985   Sur Gallery. Punta del Este, Uruguay
1985   Images of The San Martin Theatre, Photo gallery, Municipal Theatre General San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1984   Palatina Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1984   Casa Pardo. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1984   XII National Hall of Photography. Palais de Glace, National Palace of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1984   Jockey Club, One Century. Jockey Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1984   Moon Valley, Galileo Galilei Planetarium. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1983   Tribute to Painting, Rubbers International Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1983   Life and Glory of the Colon Theatre, Golden Hall of the Colon Opera House, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1983   Opening Romulo Raggio Foundation’s Museum. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1983   Argentine Craft Art & Design, Museum of Decorative Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1983   First Biennial of Photographic Art. Sao Paulo, Brazil
1982   American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington D.C. (solo)
1982   Aldo Sessa’s World, Fictions Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1982   The Magic of the North West, Museum of Fine Arts. Tucuman, Argentina (solo)
1981   Aldo Sessa’s Universe, American Art Museum. Maldonado, Uruguay (solo)
1981   The Ghosts of Forever, silk-screens, with Ray Bradbury, Rizzoli Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
1981   Hayden Planetarium. New York, NY (solo)
1981   Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1981   Forty Painters of the 70´s, Museum of Modern Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981   The American Society of the River Plate, US Embassy. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981   Centoira Art Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981   Self Portraits, Rubbers International Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981   Argentina Life in Photos, Museum of Modern Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1981   Photography in Latin America, Kunsthaus Museum. Zurich, Switzerland
1980   FUNI, Van Riel Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1980   Illustrations for the book The Ghosts of Forever with Ray Bradbury, Galileo Galilei Planetarium. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1979   Aldo Sessa, Ta-Nisia Gallery. Punta del Este, Uruguay (solo)
1979   Word & Image, Museum of Fine Arts. Tucuman, Argentina (solo)
1979   The World of Jules Verne, Museum of Modern Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1978   Manuel Belgrano Hall of Fine Arts. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1978   Aldo Sessa, Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1978   Cosmogonies, North Commercial Bank Foundation. Tucuman, Argentina (solo)
1978   Aldo Sessa’s Cosmogony. Galileo Galilei Planetarium. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1978   One Hundred Years of Paintings and Argentine Sculpture 1878-1978, Banco Ciudad. Buenos Aires, Argentina.a.
1978   Maximum 16 X 20 inches. Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1977   LXVI National Hall of Painting. Palais de Glace, National Palace of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1976   LXV National Hall of Painting. Palais de Glace, National Palace of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1976   Aldo Sessa, Cosmogonies Series, Bonino Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
1976   Aldo Sessa, Cosmogonies Series, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1975   Aldo Sessa’s Matter-Space Series, Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1975   Aldo Sessa, International Atelier. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1975   Third National Hall of Photography. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1975   Maximum 16 X 20 inches. Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1974   LXIII National Hall of Painting, Palais de Glace, National Palace of the Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1974   Marcelo De Ridder Invitational Prize, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1974   Twelve Artists of Bonino’s Gallery of New York, at the Art-Contact Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
1974   Aldo Sessa’s Life & Space Series, Drian Galleries. London, England (solo)
1973   Aldo Sessa, Cosmic Series, Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1973   Transition from Photography to Painting, Argentine Photo club. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1973   Marcelo De Ridder Invitational Prize, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1972   Aldo Sessa, Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
1972   Aldo Sessa, Bonino Gallery. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
1972   Maximum 16 X 20 inches. Bonino Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1972   Manuel Belgrano Hall of Fine Arts, Sivori Museum. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1970   Exceptional Argentina, Center for Inter-American Relations. New York, NY(solo)
1965   From Argentina to the World, National Photography Competition, San Martin Theater Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1965   Winter Hall. Argentine Photo Club. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1965   ARGEN Pan-American Hall. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1965   Aldo Sessa, Lirolay Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
1964   Aldo Sessa’s photographs. SNOB Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1952   Thirty-five Child Artists, Müller Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (solo)
  Sardar Patel Planetarium. Vadodara, India
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art. California, CA
  The Hayden Planetarium. New York, NY
  The Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, TX
  The National Air and Space Museum – Smithsonian Institution. Washington DC.
  Victoria and Albert Museum. London, England
  Westlicht Camera Museum and Gallery. Vienna, Austria
  Museum Larreta. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Museum Manuel Mujica Láinez. Cruz Chica, Córdoba, Argentina
  Museum of Modern Art. Bogotá, Colombia
  Museum of Modern Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  National Academy of Fine Arts Collection. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  National Congress Collection. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  National Museum of Fine Arts. Santiago, Chile
  Nehru Planetarium. Bombay, India
  Ovmniversum Planetarium. The Hague, Holland
  Polaroid Collection. Concord, MA
  Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Argentine Council for International Relations. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Birla Planetarium. Calcutta, India
  Contemporary Art Museum. Santiago, Chile
  Galileo Galilei Planetarium. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art. California, CA
  Lyndon Johnson Space Center – NASA. Houston, TX
  Moskovskii Planetarium. Moscow, Russia
  Musée de l’Elysée. Lausanne, Switzerland
  Museum of the Gaucho Ricardo Güiraldes. San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina