Sarah Grilo

SARAH GRILO (1919-2007) was born in 1919 in Buenos Aires, where she studied painting with the Spanish Painter Vicente Puig.

Goes back to Buenos Aires in 1950. In 1952, at the initiative of the art critic Aldo Pellegrino, a group is formed by modern artists: seven painters and two sculptors. The group is dissolved with the departure in 1957 of Fernandez-Muro and Sarah Grillo to France. In Paris, she attends the classes of professor Pierre Francastel in the Sorbonne and. Returns to Argentina, where she remains until 1962, when she is granted with the scholarship of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation of New York.

In 1968 the art critics Jean Clarence Lambert, Cirici Pellicer and Dicken Castro give grant her an Adquisición Award in the first Ibero-American Biennial of painting that took place in Medellín (Colombia). She resided in New York from 1962 to 1970, year in which she moved to Madrid, Spain. Died on 24th August 2007.

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Date: July 31, 2016