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One of the foremost Spanish sculptors of the twentieth century, Eduardo Chillida (1924 – 2002) is widely celebrated for his monumental public sculptures and enduring fascination with interconnected shape, space and organic form. Chillida challenged the constraints of materials such as iron...
Hauser & Wirth is delighted to present an exhibition devoted to the artist Eduardo Chillida, Spain’s foremost sculptor of the 20th century. Chillida is highly revered as a relentless innovator who challenged the conventions of sculpture through a questioning of form, material and space. Conceived as a celebration of the artist’s mastery of...
The bird is one of the signs of space,
each one of Chillida’s sculptures represents,
much like the bird, a sign of space;
each one of them says a different thing:
the iron says wind,
the wood says song,
the alabaster says light
yet they all say the same thing:
A rumor of limits, a coarse song; the wind,
an ancient name of the spirit,...