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Eduardo Chillida

Born in: 1924

Spain

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Eduardo Chillida was born and died in San Sebastian; he was a renowned sculptor who exhibited work alongside Miró and Picasso. His success was quickly garnered: he represented Spain at the Venice Biennial when he was just 34. He initially studied architecture before giving up his studies to focus on sculpting and drawing at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. He then moved to Paris, where he learned to sculpt, basing his work on the old rules of the masterpieces he admired at the Louvre. His sculptures were more abstract before discovering Brancusi and Tapiès. His creations in steel, concrete and iron reduce fundamental concepts to a single shape, the origin of all things. To create this minimalist result, he uses particularly contrasting natural materials: the sea, wood, rain, rocks. The natural environment is a key part of his work, emphasised by framing or by the emitted sounds. Curves help to emphasise the horizontal nature of the landscape in a simple, elegant way. In the 70s, he was one of the most well-known artists and exhibited alongside Picasso and Miró at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. He also became a professor at the prestigious Harvard University and won the Prix Prince Asturias in 1987 and the Imperial Order of Japan in 1991. In 2001, his artwork was honoured at the Jeu de Paume in Paris.
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Eduardo Chillida, Aldati, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Aldati, 1967
14.2 x 12 inch
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$6,028

Eduardo Chillida, Esku XVI., Print

Eduardo Chillida

Esku XVI., 1977
19.7 x 15.7 inch
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$7,233

Eduardo Chillida, Sans titre, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Sans titre, 1999
17.7 x 12.6 inch
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$241

Eduardo Chillida, Composition pour les JO, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Composition pour les JO, 1992
35.4 x 24.8 x 0.4 inch
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$4,581

Eduardo Chillida, Olympic Centennial, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Olympic Centennial, 1992
34.6 x 23.8 inch
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$4,099

Eduardo Chillida, Homenaje a Rembrandt II, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Homenaje a Rembrandt II, 1998
12 x 8.9 inch
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$5,401

Eduardo Chillida, Indetenible quietud IV, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Indetenible quietud IV, 1998
16.9 x 13.8 inch
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$3,858

Eduardo Chillida, La indetenible quietud, Print

Eduardo Chillida

La indetenible quietud, 1998
16.9 x 13.8 inch
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$3,858

Eduardo Chillida, Nancy, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Nancy, 1972
29.7 x 20.1 inch
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$8,753

Eduardo Chillida, Ozendu, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Ozendu, 1981
25.6 x 19.7 inch
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$7,469

Eduardo Chillida, Artistas contra la tortura, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Artistas contra la tortura, 1993
29.5 x 20.9 inch
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$9,482

Eduardo Chillida, Berlín, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Berlín, 1990
16.5 x 18.5 inch
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$6,932

Eduardo Chillida, Esku XXVIII, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Esku XXVIII, 1992
11.4 x 8.5 inch
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$6,980

Eduardo Chillida, Ikur, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Ikur, 1988
25.6 x 19.7 inch
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$8,608

Eduardo Chillida, Bikaina IX, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Bikaina IX, 1987
25.6 x 19.7 inch
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$8,897

Eduardo Chillida, Casa de Goya, Print

Eduardo Chillida

Casa de Goya, 1983
30.7 x 23.4 inch
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$7,149

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