Augusto Nux was born in Paraná, province of Entre Ríos, Argentina, on May 20th, 1910.

In the year 1934, he graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires as a Civil Engineer.

He self-taught Arts. During high school, he devoted to making caricatures for the students' paper. At the University, he was artistic consultant for the journal of the Students' Center, and he illustrated scientific books. He was a friend of Cesáreo Bernaldo de Quirós, who was his mentor and adviser.

In painting he used the expression means of oils, pastel, tempera and watercolors. His first works were done with nib and India ink. His paintings transpires the teachings of the past addressed to a realism that seeks color exaltation with a distinct impressionistic trend.

Exhibitions and activities related to arts

Mr. Augusto Nux, Ms. Yolanda D. de Nux, Mrs. Cristina Alibertón de Beltramini

Venezuela's Consul Don Antonio José Hernández Borgo, Mr. Augusto Nux,
Mrs. Mireya Power, Mr. Willian Power, Mrs. Hernández Borgo



Private Collections

Works by him are part of private collections in:


There is no official document or date of foundation of the city. Its current name is Paraná that derives from its former name "Baxada de la otra Banda del Paraná" and "Baxada del Paraná". The town was gradually inhabited by people who came from Santa Fe in the late sixteenth century. Due to its progress, the Governor of Buenos Aires decided, in a resolution dated October 23, 1730, that it became a parish dedicated to the Virgin of the Rosary. It received the title of city on August 26, 1826. It was the capital of the Argentine Confederation between 1853 and 1861. In 1883 it became capital of the province. Although there are many modern buildings, the visitor will find some antique constructions. At the north of the urban area, there are the cliffs leading down to the Paraná River. The Municipal Beach and several nautical clubs (that can be visited by the tourists) are located along the Costanera (Riverdrive path), which also serves as the frontline of the Parque Urquiza. There are plenty of places where to practice sport-fishing of dorado, pacú, surubí, boga, patí, etc. The city has an active nightlife and a particular cultural movement. The magnificent Teatro Municipal "3 de Febrero" concentrates most of the shows. There are various modern hotels and restaurants that specialize in the most wide food varieties. There is a casino, a horsetrack and a racetrack. Information centers are located at the toll area of the Túnel Hernandarias and on Av. Costanera and Bajada San Martín.

The Province of Entre Ríos is located at the East of Continental Argentina. Its limits are: Uruguay at the East, the Province of Corrientes at the North, the Province of Santa Fe at the West and the Province of Buenos Aires at the South. The province is divided into 16 densely populated departments, nevertheless, a 27.1% of the inhabitants live in the department where the Capital City is located. The province is in the Argentine Mesopotamia, between the Paraná and Uruguay rivers, which meet in a huge delta South-East of Entre Ríos. The land is plain with soft hills or cuchillas, the main alignments of which are Montiel, at the West and Grande, at the East. Some of its many rivers are the Gualeguaychú, the Gualeguay and the Feliciano stream. The weather is mild and rainy (approximately 1,000 mm/year). The vegetation is forests-gallery by the rivers and herbal in the center. The economy of Entre Ríos is based on industrial crops (soybean, sunflower, cotton, sorghum and linum), fruit crops (citrus), cattle farming, poultry farming and on the food and cellulose industries. The main urban and industrial poles of the province are Paraná (the capital city) and Concordia, by the Uruguay river.


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Province of Entre Ríos
On "El Diario", Paraná

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