ABOUT HILARIO

ABOUT HILARIO

OUR HISTORY

In February 1993 we incarnated our launch at the National Crafts Festival, organized in the city of Colón, Entre Ríos, Argentina. Since then, the spirit of the initial project has guided us in each endeavor, always focused on installing the popular arts and krafts of America in a hierarchy and always committed to promoting the collection of arts, letters and crafts.

In these first twenty-seven years we have published books, magazines, catalogs and brochures; we organize and curate exhibitions, auctions, round tables and conferences; we conduct seminars; we participate in national and international exhibitions and open a friendly space for collecting in the city of Buenos Aires.

The new place allows us to collect, study and value objects as varied as first editions of old, rare and curious books; maps; photographs; paintings, drawings and sculptures; all the manifestations of popular art and every artifact that catches us for what it suggests, for the stories it tells, for the soul it possesses.

Periodically we edit catalogs and an electronic communication (Newsleter) that we call "Piece of the Week", where we carefully analyze each of these works in their history, their cultural context, their plastic richness and production techniques. If you enjoy it, leave us your information to send you the next deliveries.

INSCRIPTION

EXHIBITIONS MADE

  1. First Exhibition and Auction of Contemporary Argentine Silversmithing. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  2. Exceptional Antique South American, Colonial and Creole Silverware Auction. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  3. The Creole Knife, from its origins to the middle of the 20th century. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  4. Second Exceptional Contemporary Argentine Silversmithing Auction. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  5. We organize and curate an exhibition of the works of the master goldsmith Juan Carlos Pallarols, for the II Summit of the Americas. Santiago, Chile.

  6. 3rd. Contemporary Argentine Silversmithing Auction. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  7. First Auction The Great Masters of Argentine Popular Art. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  8. We organize and curate an exhibition of the master craftsman's goldsmith J. C. Pallarols. Tokyo Japan.

  9. The masters Exhibition, Argentine silversmithing of high school. Mar del Plata, Argentina.

  10. Exhibition When man communicates with God. Mar del Plata, Argentina.

  11. Exhibition and Auction Contemporary Argentine Silversmiths. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  12. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organized the Mega-Exhibition The Creole horse tack, Art and Tradition. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  13. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organize the The Creole horse tack, Art and Tradition Exhibition. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  14. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organized the exhibition "Stirrups, spurs & saddles: Gaucho Silver from Argentina". Denver, Colorado, USA.

  15. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organized the Mega-Exhibition The Poncho, Art and Tradition. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  16. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organize the exhibition “The stirrup, Art and Tradition”. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  17. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organized the Mega-Exhibition El Creole horse tack in the land of La Plata and in America. Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.

  18. Together with Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamérica, we organized the exhibition The Mate in America, Art and Tradition. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  19. The Gaucho and his Knife. Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Albacete, Spain.

  20. Argentine Silversmithing - from the pre-Columbian period to the present day. Frankfurt, Germany.

  21. With woman’s soul - Testimonies of our history. Córdoba Argentina.

  22. ARGENTINA. The Gaucho. Tradition, Art and Faith. Vatican City, The Vatican. Loreto, Italy.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

The review of the activities carried out by our organization indicates a built path:

  1. Twenty-one issues of the publication "Craftsman's hands".

  2. Nine publications of the magazine "Our Silversmithing".

  3. We edit more than fifty book catalogs.

  4. We edit seven heritage photography catalogs.

  5. We co-edited four books: "The Creole horse tack. Art and Tradition", "The Poncho. Art and Tradition", and "The Mate in América", and with the Museum of Cutlery of Albacete: "The gaucho and his knife".

  6. We published two books: "Juan Manuel de Rosas and the blockages to the Río de la Plata", and "A viceregal traveler. Unpublished watercolors of the Río de la Plata".

  7. We organize ten samples in five-star hotels in Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata.

  8. We organize six auctions in the art market - held together with the Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

  9. And in May 2017 we held our first Auction, titled "Hilario I Experience".

  10. We carried out twelve exhibitions in Argentina: four in the National Museum of Decorative Art, two in the Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum of Hispanic American Art and the rest in the José Hernández Museum of Argentine Popular Motives, in the Sociedad Rural Argentina (on two occasions); in Bragado, within the Provincial Horse Festival; and in the Provincial Museum of Women, in the city of Córdoba.

  11. We curated the international exhibitions of Master Juan Carlos Pallarols' goldsmith work in Santiago de Chile (Summit of the Americas) and in Japan, Tokyo (both in 1998).

  12. In 2001, we co-organized in the United States - together with Eguiguren, Arte de Hispanoamérica ??- an exhibition titled "Stirrups, spurs & saddles: Gaucho Silver from Argentina". It extended its exhibition for three months in the rooms of the Museum of the Americas (Denver, Colorado, USA).

  13. In 2002, we held a new exhibition ("Creolles horse tacks in the lands of Plata and in America") within the IV World Equestrian Games, held in Jerez de la Frontera, cradle of the Spanish horse. More than fifty tools from all over America were exhibited in the Noble Halls of the Alcázar Real, in southern Spain.

  14. In addition, we starred the journalistic management of thirty television programs, broadcast on cable channels; standing out in this segment the cycle titled "Pincelada Nacional", which was broadcast by Canal Rural in almost all of Latin America.

  15. In 2005, we formed the curatorship and authorship team for the texts of the exhibition which, from September to May 2006, remained open at the Cutlery Museum in Albacete, Spain. Title: "The Gaucho and his Knife. Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay".

  16. We participate in international seminars, fairs and exhibitions: Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain), Zaragoza (Spain) on the occasion of the World Summit of Crafts, and Cádiz (Spain).

  17. We organize four Salons of Contemporary Argentine Silversmithing, enabled in the latest editions of the Sun Fair (Palais de Glace, National Halls of Culture), in Buenos Aires.

  18. We were coordinators of four Seminars, organized within the National Festival of Crafts (Colón, Entre Ríos) on Textiles, Musical Instruments, Silversmithing and Toys.

  19. We have given conferences in the province of Buenos Aires (Capitán Sarmiento, Haedo, Luján and Mar del Plata), Entre Ríos (Colón), Buenos Aires (National Museum of Decorative Art and Automobile Club Argentino) and Jujuy, in San Salvador de Jujuy; in Lima, Peru, at the University of San Marcos, and in Mexico City.

  20. Between 1989 and 1998, we continuously integrated the Rueca Prize Jury, awarded at the National Festival of Crafts, Colón (Entre Ríos). We also did it in 2002.

  21. We co-organized a cycle called "Art and Tradition", in which eight samples were made in Argentina, the United States of America and Spain.

  22. In 2003 we created the "Antiquarian Bookshop" Division, having published a significant number of Catalogs. In addition, we have integrated the Organizing Committee of the First Fair of the Old Book of Buenos Aires and we participate in all the editions made up to now. In this field of our activity, we are partners of ALADA, Association of Antiquarian Booksellers of Argentina.

  23. We were selected by Fomento Cultural Banamex to co-curate the exhibitions "Master craftsmen of Iberoamérica" ??-the exhibition toured different countries- and "América land of horse riders" -exhibited in Mexico City and Santiago de Chile. Both samples were accompanied by an important book, with texts by us.

  24. In 2013 we created an exclusive space, dedicated to Photography. We did it with the edition of the Mike Kessler Collection catalog, and since 2014 we have participated in all editions of Buenos Aires Photo, presenting each year a new thematic catalog.

  25. We curate exhibitions of Silversmithing (Argentine silversmithing, from the pre-Columbian period to the present day: Frankfurt, Germany, 2010) and about the gaucho (Il Gaucho. Tradizione, arte e fede: The Vatican. Loreto, Italy, 2013). Each of them has its book-catalog.


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