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12 Apr 2018

Eduardo Chillida: Sculptor

Jed Morse, Chief Curator, Nasher Sculpture Center, talks about the work of Eduardo Chillida (1924 – 2002), Spain’s foremost sculptor of the twentieth century. Widely recognized for monumental iron and steel public sculptures displayed across the globe, Chillida is also celebrated for a wholly distinctive use of materials such as stone, chamotte clay, and paper to engage concerns both earthly and metaphysical.

On the occasion of Hauser & Wirth’s inaugural exhibition of works by Eduardo Chillida at Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street, opening Monday 30 April 2018. This film includes works from ‘Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida’ at Meadows Museum, Dallas TX, and Chillida’s public works ‘Silent Music II (Música Callada II)’ (1983) at Nasher Sculpture Center, ‘De Música’ (1989) — noted for being the largest of his works in the US — at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, and ‘Song of Strength (Abesti Gogora V)’ (1966) at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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