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LEOPOLDO PRESAS

Leopoldo was born in Buenos Aires. Between 17 and 20 years of age he studied in workshops under Adolfo Sorzio Lino Spilimbergo. In 1939 he founded, along with other artists, the Orion Group which focused on surrealist tendencies. In the 50s he began his career consecration. It won, among other awards, the “Grand Prix National Hall of Honor” (1959) and “Award Palanza” (1963). The sunject matter of his works includes women, religion and the neighborhood of La Boca (where he has his workshop).