Bruno Romeda

For many years, Bruno Romeda, who was born in Italy, has focused on the most simple, absolute geometric shapes - the square, the circle, and the triangle. From time to time, he will undertake variations on his chosen repertory of shapes - a circle warps into an ellipse or is truncated to an arc; a square is stretched out into a long rectangle. By starting with elemental shapes and giving form to each individual work, it is the directness with which he works, and yet with infinite subtlety, that gives his sculpture such authority and at the same time makes it so seductive.

His sculpture has been described not as a volume, around which one might walk, but rather as a "threshold" : to both that which the eye can perceive -- the far horizon -- as well as to the void, the unknown. Illusion is the basis of Romeda’s sculptural psychology. His environmental sculpture, placed outdoors, interact with the landscape by framing and articulating space.

Kouros Gallery has published a number of books and catalogues on Romeda’s work, both in hard and soft cover.

Selected One Person Exhibitions
  • 2003 Sculptures: Circles and Squares, Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 2002 Perspectives, Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 2000 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1998 Galerie Bernard Cats, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1997 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1997 Sala Pares, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996 Springer Gallery International Fair, Berlin, Germany
  • 1996 Galerie Bernard Cats, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1996 Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris, France
  • 1995 Salon International de l'Art Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
  • 1995 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1994 Galerie Jean Jacques Dutko, Paris, France
  • 1994 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1994 Galerie Verney-Caron, Lyon, France
  • 1993 Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris, France
  • 1993 Galerie Nichdo, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1993 Espace Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Paris, France
  • 1993 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1992 Galerie Bernard Cats, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1991 Musée d'Art Contemporain, Dunkirk, France
  • 1991 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1991 Springer Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • 1990 Musée de la Castre, Cannes, France
  • 1990 Joachim Becker Art Contemporain, La Colle sur Loup, France
  • 1989 Iasnnetti-Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1988 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1987 Kouros Gallery, New York
  • 1987 Galerie Catherine Issert, St. Paul de Vence, France
Selected Public Collections
  • Banque de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Cal Del Bosco, Erbusco, Italy
  • Greenville County Museum, Greenville, South Carolina
  • Kasama Nichido Museum of Art, Kasama, Japan
  • Musée d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France
  • Nestle Centre International, La Tour Peilz, Switzerland
  • Pittsburgh Airport, Pennsylvania
  • Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Stopera, Amsterdam, Holland
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York