Eduardo Chillilla

ARTISTIC BIO

Eduardo Chillida Juantegui(San Sebastian, 1924 – ibid, 2002) was a Spanish sculptor known for his works in iron and concrete, a prominent follower of the tradition of Julio González and Pablo Picasso.

His first sculptures are figurative works, human torsos carved plaster as Form, Thinker, Maternity, Torso or concretion. In all, the starting point is the archaic Greek sculpture, but has already seen its concern over the inner form as well as having a marked monumental sense. Games of volumes and values of the mass it close to Henry Moore language. She began modeling figurative works, but gradually tended toward more abstract forms. Metamorphosis conducted in 1949, work that can already be considered abstract.

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