Tribute to Walter Gavito – MDZ Online

Walter Gavito He was born on January 4, 1935 in the city of La Plata, province of Buenos Aires. At the age of 9 he began to study professional drawing, then he attended the National School of Fine Arts “Manuel Belgrano” while he frequented the group “Gente de Arte” of Avellaneda. In 1959, at the age of 24, he graduated as Professor of Sculpture and Drawing at the National University of La Plata. His mentors were Antonio Sibellino, Aurelio Macchi and Antonio Pujía.

Julia, bronze.

The following year he received a scholarship from the National Endowment for the Arts to improve his sculpture techniques in Italy. He there he took courses in bronze casting both earth and lost wax. He also deepened in the casting in cement.