Ary Brizzi pursued his education at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Belgrano and the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la CÃ¡rcova, where he received his professional degree in 1951. He worked first in graphic design and decoration, and his early drawings and watercolors were centered on the human figure. By the time he presented his first solo exhibition at the gallery Gente de Arte (Avellaneda, 1958), he had developed an abstract style of rigorous geometry that was compatible with the MadÃ movement and the AsociaciÃ³n Arte Concreto-InvenciÃ³n. Brizzi became a major figure in among the second generation of Argentine abstract-geometric artists. In 1959, he was responsible for the design of the Argentine pavilion in the III World Trade Fair in New York.
At the beginning of the 1960s, Brizzi dabbled in sculpture. His interest in luminosity and transparencies led him to produce works with aluminumÂ and Plexiglas that sometimes combined enamel or were animated with engines or neon lights. When he returned to two-dimensional art, he abandoned oil paint which he had worked with in his previously. He continued to develop his abstract-geometric work, using acrylic paint and experimented with alternative means of support such as metal. The dynamism explored in his three-dimensional work influenced his new pictorial production, which was very close to Kinetic Op Art. Towards the end of the decade, Brizzi made a series of works using the multiplication of lines as the generating source of the image and its forms. The lines, cleverly organized with gradations of color, produced false revolving or displacing movements that gave the works a characteristic dynamism.
Between 1972 and 1973, Brizzi belonged to the Centro de Investigaciones en ComunicaciÃ³n Masiva y TecnologÃa (Buenos Aires). Also in 1972, he began his educational career, teaching until 1995 at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano PueyrredÃ³n (Buenos Aires). In 1976, he received the Great Honor Prize of Painting at the Salon Nacional de Artes PlÃ¡sticas. Since then, Brizzi has continued his artistic experimentation, which has been developed from the theories of Ignacio Pirovano and the Grupo Arte Generativo.
Brizzi lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina.