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Eduardo Chillida    (Spanish, 1924-2002)

 Eduardo Chillida - Agindu II (Befehlen II) (Prints and Multiples) h: 75 x w: 81.5 cm / h: 29.5 x w: 32.1 in
Eduardo Chillida
Agindu II (Befehlen II) 1969
 
 Eduardo Chillida - Antzo I (Proportion I) (Prints and Multiples) h: 53.4 x w: 75.5 cm / h: 21 x w: 29.7 in
Eduardo Chillida
Antzo I (Proportion I) 1985
 
 Eduardo Chillida - Antzo VIII (Proportion VIII) (Prints and Multiples) h: 53.5 x w: 75 cm / h: 21.1 x w: 29.5 in
Eduardo Chillida
Antzo VIII (Proportion VIII) 1986
 
 Eduardo Chillida - Elkar I (Zusammen) (Prints and Multiples) h: 54.2 x w: 45 cm / h: 21.3 x w: 17.7 in
Eduardo Chillida
Elkar I (Zusammen) 1969
 
 Eduardo Chillida - Enda V (Rasse V) (Prints and Multiples) h: 65.5 x w: 50 cm / h: 25.8 x w: 19.7 in
Eduardo Chillida
Enda V (Rasse V) 1976
 
 Eduardo Chillida - Esku VIII (Hand VIII) (Prints and Multiples) h: 48.5 x w: 40 cm / h: 19.1 x w: 15.7 in
Eduardo Chillida
Esku VIII (Hand VIII) 1973
 
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Biography
1924 Born: in San Sebastian, Spain
1943 - 1946 Studied architecture at the University of Madrid, Spain
1947 Left architecture and studied drawing at a private school in Madrid, Spain
1954 A group of Franciscan monks commission him to design the four doors of their basilica at Aranzazu (Basque country)
1958 Awarded the prize of the Graham Foundation, Chicago, IL
1960 Awarded the Kandinsky Prize by Nina Kandinsky
1964 Awarded Carnegie Prize for his sculpture at Pittsburgh International, Pittsburgh, PA
1966 Won Wilhelm-Lehmbruck Prize and the Nordrhein-Westfalen Prize at Düsseldorf, Germany
1971 Visiting Professor at the Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1974 Awarded The Diano Marina Prize in Milan, Italy
1975 Awarded the Rembrandt Prize of the Johann-Wolfgang-von-Goethe,Stiftung, Frankfurt, Germany
1978 Shared with Willem de Kooning the Andrew W. Mellon Prize and received the Pau i Treva prize in Perpignan, France
1981 Received the Medalla de oro al Merito de las Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain
1983 Elected a Royal Academician by the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK and received the European Prize for Fine Arts in Strasbourg, France
1984 The French government awarded him the Grand Prix National des Beaux-arts
1985 Received the Kaiserring prize, awarded by the city of Goslar, West Germany and received the Wolf Foundation prize for Sculpture in Israel
1986 Received the Revista Euzkadi prize in Bilbao, Spain
1987 Awarded the Principe de Asturias de las Artes Prize in Madrid, Spain and the Lorenzo-il-Magnifico Prize in Florence, Italy
1988 Received the Order for Science and Art, awarded by the Federal German Government
1991 Received the Imperial Prize created by the Japan Art Association
1993 Elected Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1993 Elected Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA
2002 Died: in San Sebastian, Spain

Exhibitions
2012 Eduardo Chillida, Picasso-Museum, Münster (solo)
2012 Obras, Baukunst Galerie, Cologne (solo)
2010 Chillida and the challenge of philosophy, Museo Chillida-Leku, Hernani, Gipuzkoa (E) (solo)
2010 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2009 Chillida 1980 - 2000, Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2008 - 2009 Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
2008 Chillida. 1980 - 2000, CSIC Tarragona, Spain (solo)
Galeria Cayon, Madrid, Spain
2006 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2004 Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland; Paris, France
2003 Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
2002 Plastiken-Collagen-Gravitationen-Zeichnungen-Radierungen, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2001 Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
2000 Opening of the Chillida Museum in Leku, Hernani, Spain (solo)
Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland
1999 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (solo)
1998 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
IVAM, Valencia, Spain
Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
1997 Tasende Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1995 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1993 Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
1992 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Palais Miramar, San Sebastian, Spain (solo)
1990 Hayward Gallery, London, UK
44th Biennale de Venise, Venice, Italy
Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1989 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
1988 43rd Biennale de Venise, venice, Italy
Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland
1985 Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
1985 Tasende Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1984 Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art New York, NY
1983 Galerie Herbert Meyerellinger, Frankfurt, Germany
1981 Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
Museum of FIne Art, Bilbao, Spain
1980 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1980 Ministry of Culture, Palacio de Cristal, Madrid, Spain
1979 Retrospective, National Gallery, Washington D.C. (solo)
1979 Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
1977 Galeria Iolas Velasco Madrid, Spain
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Boston, MA
1974 Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel, Switzerland
1974 The Hastings Gallery, Spanish Institute, New York, NY
1972 First retrospective of graphic works, Ulm Museum, Germany (solo)
1969 Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1968 Documenta IV, Kassel, Germany
1966 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (solo)
1965 McRoberts and Tunnard Gallery, London, UK
1964 Galerie Maeght, Paris, France
1962 Kunsthalle, Bale, Switzerland
Picasso, Miró, Chillida, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1961 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
1956 Galerie Maeght, Paris, France (solo)
1954 Clan Gallery, Madrid, Spain

Literature
2004 Eduardo Chillida, Éloge de l’horizon, interviews compiled and prefaced by Susana Chillida. Paris, France: Éditions Galerie Lelong, 2004
2003 Baraňano, Kosme M. de; Uriarte Cámara, Jesús: Chillida. Madrid,2003.
2003 Chillida Belzunce, Susana: Elogio del horizonte: Interview with Eduardo Chillida and Susana Chillida. Barcelona, Destino, 2003
2003 Ezquiaga, Mitxel: Museo Chillida-Leku : una utopía convertida en realidad Donostia-San Sebastián, ACC Comunicación Creativa, 2003.
2003 Kortadi, Edorta: Una mirada sobre Eduardo Chillida : vida y obra de un artista universal. Madrid, Síntesis, 2003.
2003 Maderuelo Raso, Javier: Chillida, elogio de la mano. Madrid, Editorial de Arte y Ciencia, Fundación Juan March, 2003.
2003 Patino Perez, Antón: Eduardo Chillida : vida e filosofia. Ourense, Diputación Provincial de Ourense, 2003.
2001 Chillida, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume. Paris, France: Editions du Jeu de Paume / Réunion des musées nationaux, 2001
1998 Chillida : Retrospectiva 1948-1998, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 1998
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