Victor Grippo (Junín, 1936 – Buenos Aires, 2002) studied chemistry at the Universidad de la Plata. In 1966 he moved to Buenos Aires where he held his first exhibition at the Galería Lirolay and took part in Investigación sobre el proceso de la creación (Galería Vignes), where he exhibited the work Emisor-Canal-Receptor o Sistema which incorporated elements from the scientific paradigm.
In 1971 he began work on the series Analogías, exhibited that same year as part of Arte de Sistemas (Museo de Arte Moderno in Buenos Aires). Just like Luis F. Benedit, he formed part of the Grupo de los 13 and took part in exhibitions at CayC (Centro de Arte y Comunicación), including Arte e Ideología – CayC al aire libre, in the Plaza Roberto Arlt. There too he was active in the participatory work Construcción de un horno popular para hacer pan (1972) with Jorge Gamarra.
Some of his retrospectives were Víctor Grippo - Obras de 1965-1987 (1998, Fundación San Telmo), Grippo. Una Retrospectiva. Obras 1971-2001 (2004, Malba and 2006, MAC, Miami) and Homenaje (Malba, 2012). His work was selected for the Havana Biennial (1994) and the XI Documenta/Kassel (2002). He is the selected artist for the 32nd Biennial of Sao Paulo (2016).