Art on Paper returns to Manhattan’s Pier 36 this March 3 – 6, featuring 75 top galleries from around the world presenting paper-based art, from its most traditional forms to the most experimental.
Ruiz-Healy Art will be featuring the work of Pedro Friedeberg and select works by Cecilia Biagini.
Pedro Friedeberg, Florence, Italy, b.1937
Friedeberg and his parents immigrated to Mexico in 1940. Having shown an early inclination for drawing and reading, he studied architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana, where he was profoundly influenced by the teaching of Mathias Goeritz.
Pedro Friedeberg has held individual exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, and Europe. He has exhibited extensively in the international sphere in Museo de Historia Mexicana, Monterrey, N.L, Mexico; Museum of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ; the San Antonio Museum of Art, TX; Museo de Arte Moderno, Tel Aviv, Israel; the Casa de las Americas, Habana, Cuba, and many more.
Cecilia Biagini, Buenos Aires, Argentina, b. 1967
Cecilia Biagini studied painting with Guillermo Kuitca in Buenos Aires and attended university for sociology. Biagini received the Photography Critics Award from the Centro de Arte y Comunicación in 1989 and was a recipient of the Kuitca Scholarship in 1994, and then again in 1997, when her work was short-listed for the Braque Award and the Gunther Award. In 1998 she moved to New York, where she cofounded the exhibition space, The Hogar Collection, in Brooklyn.
Her work is included in many collections including The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; The New York Public Library, New York; MACBA Museum collection, Buenos Aires; Ministerio de Educación de la Nación Argentina; and The Department of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. Additionally, her artwork has been exhibited at notable museums including MoMA PS 1, New York City, NY; The Cervantes Institute in Rome, Italy and in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; the PROA Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and the Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina.