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artist

Leopoldo Mario Maler, Argentinian, American artist. Recipient First Grand prize, XIV Art Biennale Sao Paulo, 1977, Ghandi prize Social Communications, Buenos Aires, 1983; fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, 1976. Member of International Council Museum.

Background

Maler, Leopoldo Mario was born on April 2, 1937 in Buenos Aires. Arrived in the United States, 1979. Son of Abraham Maler and Esther Kraiselburd.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Facultad de Derecho University Buenos Aires, 1960. Juris Doctor, International Faculty Comparative Law, Strasbourg, Germany, 1962.

Career

Radio producer British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1961—1964, 1967—1976. Radio consultant United Nations, New York City, 1980—1982. Dean affiliate school Parsons School Design, La Romana, Dominican Republic, 1983—1985.

Director Napa Contemporary Arts Foundation, California, 1989—1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include The Articulation of Origin, Seoul Olympic Park, 1982, Los Cantos de la encrucijada, Juan Carlos I Park, Madrid, 1992 (Mayor of Madrid medal Artistic Merit, 1992), monument, Santotirso, Portugal, 2003, exhibitions include Museum Modern Art, San Domingo, since 2005.

Membership

Member of International Council Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, scuba diving, horseback riding.

Connections

Married Maria Baquero (divorced 2003). 1 child David; married Joyce Pieck (divorced 1979).

father:
Abraham Maler

mother:
Esther Kraiselburd

spouses:
Maria Baquero

Joyce Pieck

child:
David Maler