During 2004, Fine Arts Museum “Eduardo Sivori” (Buenos Aires – Argentina), shows the sculpture “Grand Totem”. This artwork (3 m. of height) was made in bronze in 1975 and melted by Flli. Da Patro in Pietrasanta, Italy..
Centre Georges Pompidou purchased one copy of this sculpture in 1979. Another copy of this work will be shown in Maman Gallery, in Buenos Aires Argentina, during November.
In this section you will find part of Alicia Penalba's sculpture work. Most of it was made in bronze and ranges from small items to huge pieces of art over twenty feet high. She also made sculptures in alpaca stainless steel, fiberglass, cement and terracota. She designed tapestry and carpets produced by Manufacture des Gobelins, foulards, jewels, collages, porcelain made by Sevres, serigraphy and lithography.
In this section you will find some of Alicia Penalba's lithography work.

There are two versions of this monumental work (840 x 440 x 405 cms) in existence made in bronze, produced by "Tesconi & C. Fonderia D'Arte S.N.C" from Pietrasanta, Italia...

Le Grand Double at Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Company Plaza (MGIC Plaza)

Here is a list of the different events which took place during Alicia Penalba's artistic career. 1948: Penalba arrives in Paris at the end of November, with a scholarship from the French government and begins her studies at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in the engraving department. 1949: Penalba is awarded the engraving medal for foreign students and begins sculpting at Condoy's atelier at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière. From this moment on she devotes herself exclusively to sculpture...

Alicia Penalba was born to spanish parents in 1913 in San Pedro, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. From a very young age she expressed an inclination towards drawing and painting. She studied under Zadkine, at the Académie de la Grande Chaumiére. Encouraged by the work of Hans Arp, Brancusi and Giacometti, Alicia Penalba created, a tremendous body of work for over thirty years and was recognized for her unique style by critics and a wide range of public throughout the world. She lived and worked alternating between Paris and Pietrasanta, Italy.
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