Eduardo Chillida
Nationality: 
spanish
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1924
Birth Place: 
San Sebastian
Death Date: 
2002
Death Place: 
San Sebastian
Born in San Sebastian 10 January 1924; after studying architecture in Madrid, he took up sculpture in 1947; in 1950 he participated in a group show at Galerie Maeght, Paris which also gave him one-man shows in 1956 and 1961; extensive exhibition history in Europe and the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s; works in wrought iron in an abstract vein (Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Art); died 19 August 2002 in San Sebastian.