Aldo Sessa is undoubtedly
the most recognized photography artist in his country as well
as in most of the world as the one that suceeds in interpreting
and transmiting the geography and culture of Argentina.
Born in Buenos Aires- Argentina in the year 1939.
It may well be said that his creative work with images begins
with drawing and painting from the age of ten in the "De
Ridder" studio, and he specialized in graphic arts, diagramming,
audiovisualism and photography at the same time. At present
his works are part of private collections of Argentine museums
and of other countries. In 1976 a work of his "Antes
del Principio"(6mts. by 2 mts. triptych) was distinguished
by being donated by the Argentine government to the government
of the United States commemorating that country's bicentennial.
Another triptych, "creación del Universo"
(5.10 mts. by 2.10 mts.) was donated to the Buenos Aires City
planetarium in 1978. In 1980 his picture "Humorum"
was requested to be part of the "Nartional Air and Space
Museum" I the United States. In 1989 he hung a retrospective
exhibition at the National Fine Arts Museum named "The
Art of Photography", the same exhibition was later shipped
to Mar del Plata and hung in "Villa Victoria" and
in the Santiago de Chile National Fine Arts Museum.
In 1992 he was invited by the Israeli government to travel
that country to make a traveling exhibition named "One
hundred Israel snapshots" He inaugurated a mega show
at the "Palais de Glace" of Buenos Aires composed
of 400 portraits of Argentine Personalities named "Los
Argentinos", reaching a 250.000 people attendance.
He is Honor Member of the Argentine Photography Federation,
Full Academician of the National Academy of Fine Arts and
director of the photography department of the same institution.
Is an expert antique camera collector, which he exhibits together
with his work in his study at Pasaje Bollini 2234 Buenos Aires,
Up to now he has held more than 250 exhibitions and has
published more than 30 art books of very high quality in photography
reproduction and contents. of which "Los Gauchos",
"Argentina, desde el agua, el aire y la tierra",
"Argentina, una aventura fotografica", "New
Argentina for export" among others.
If you would like more information about Aldo Sessa
visit his web page at www.aldosessa.com.ar