RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an event attended by thousands of people, the artistic alliance of Uruguayans Pablo Atchugarry and Carlos Ott was inaugurated for free public enjoyment.
The renowned sculptor, particularly in Italy, where he settled decades ago enamored with Carrara marble, expanded the concept of his already existing Foundation into a museum to exhibit his collection of acclaimed artists and host international exhibitions.
To carry out his project, he persuaded Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who 32 years ago, at the age of 43, won the competition to build the Bastille Opera House in Paris, to translate his idea . . .